Macefield’s story is going to the big screen

The saga of Edith Macefield and her tiny home in Ballard appears to be headed to Hollywood. According to The Hollywood Reporter, producer Will Gluck plans to tell the story of Macefield and the man who was in charge of the Ballard Blocks building project, Barry Martin. The story will reportedly focus on the friendship that evolved between Macefield […]

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Throwback Thursday: The Macefield legacy

As construction engulfed Edith Macefield’s neighborhood, Ms. Macefield became an international symbol of resistance against development. Ms. Macefield did not want to have to change her location in the last few years of her life and this opposition represented an unexpected legacy. Ms. Macefield had witnessed courses of Seattle development throughout her long life. She […]

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Edith Macefield’s house to be saved

The iconic Edith Macefield house in Ballard will be moved and saved by a non-profit organization, according to a press release sent by real estate broker Paul Thomas. “The house really will float away, but not by air,” he wrote. “I can’t possibly imagine a more wonderful ending for this chapter of the Edith Macefield […]

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