Space sculpture in the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle, Washington.

Space Sculpture in Fremont, Seattle, Washington

Across the street from the infamous Lenin statue in the Fremont neighborhood is Seattle, Washington is another roadside attraction. A 3D Space sculpture representing the cosmos. Since Fremont is known as the Center of the Universe it is only fitting to have an art piece devoted to, well, the universe! The artwork features a mixed-media … Read more

The Fremont Rocket, a roadside attraction in Seattle, Washington.

The Fremont Rocket in Seattle, Washington

Back in 1991 when the center of the universe was discovered, it was decided that Fremont (a neighborhood in Seattle, Washington and, indeed, the center of the universe) needed a monument that would capture their new status in the world. Many ideas were passed around as to what that monument should be, But, when a … Read more

Fremont Ballroom sign showing dancers outside of a restaurant and bar in the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle, Washington.

Fremont Ballroom Sign in Seattle, Washington

This neon Fremont Ballroom sign shows dancers embracing and twirling about outside of a restaurant and bar in the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. Fremont is known as the “center of the universe” and features many roadside attractions like the giant troll sculpture, a giant Lenin statue, Bridgetender Rapunzel in Neon, the Apatosaurus Dinosaur Topiaries, … Read more

Deluxe Junk Fry Guy - Giant cone of french fries eating a french fry outside of Deluxe Junk in Fremont, Seattle, Washington.

Fry Guy at Deluxe Junk in Seattle, Washington (GONE)

Deluxe Junk was a staple of vintage shopping in the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. Inside, you could browse for second-hand furniture, clothes and other bobbles… and, outside, you could browse outside for a giant, somewhat cannibalistic, cone of french fries! Unfortunately, the store closed down sometime around 2012 and the giant Fry Guy is … Read more