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Edmonds hopes to bank on its creative, artful side


August 16, 2018

Edmonds has a well-earned reputation as an arts town, and the city is striving to take advantage of it.

The Edmonds City Council last week unanimously approved a resolution stating its intent to apply for a state-recognized designation as a so-called Creative District. The state Legislature created the program to recognize select communities of compact, walkable areas with a mix of businesses, nonprofits, venues, programs and activities within its creative sector.

Sounds like Edmonds.

The Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA) oversees the program.

According to Economic Development a...

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