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Most Seattlites call this the Aurora Bridge because Aurora Avenue (Hwy 99) passes over it. Its formal name is the George Washington Bridge and it spans the ship canal from the Fremont neighborhood on the north (where a giant troll lives under the bridge and snatches cars!) to the West Lake / Queen Anne neighborhoods to the south. No, you can't see Tom Hanks houseboat from Sleepless in Seattle in this shot, that's further south along West Lake, but you do see part of a small collective of some Fremont liveaboards and houseboats. The bridge dwarfs the nearby Fremont Bridge, and because of its height has been much too attractive to despondent people jumping from it.
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