Street named for August Wilson

Seattle road dedicated to playwright

Seattle Center Fund hosted a dedication ceremony Friday for August Wilson Way, a stretch of Republican Street in Seattle named after the late playwright.

Event unveiled the 12-foot-high entry gate for what’s envisioned as a pedestrian promenade. Portal is located on the campus of Seattle Center, the grounds of which encompass the Space Needle and the Experience Music Project, among other cultural and tourist-oriented offerings.

Playwright, celebrated for his 10-play, decade-by-decade chronicle of African-American life in the 20th century, lived in Seattle from 1994 until his death in 2005.

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