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September 16, 2010
Melrose Market inspires others to think small
The idea of filling big spaces with small shops has been around for years — Pike Place Market for example — but developers and landlords are taking it to a new level.
Photo courtesy of Graham Baba Architects
Some landlords are renting small spaces to local businesses, such as those in the new Melrose Market on Capitol Hill.
Fallout from the recession is on full display in Seattle's Pioneer Square and along Western Avenue's once thriving “furniture row.” Both are now dotted with empty storefronts.
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