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In the July 1983 issue of Life magazine, writer Cheryl McCall and photographer Mary Ellen Mark published “Streets of the Lost,” an in-depth article and photo essay on Seattle street kids. In the piece, McCall and Mark tell the story of a group of homeless and runaway teens—Tina, a 13-year-old prostitute with dreams of diamonds and furs; Rat and Mike,…

View of Smith Tower from Yesler Terrace area in Seattle, Washington, circa 1960. Background on the Yesler Terrace housing development, which is slated for a $300 million redevelopment in the coming months, via Wikipedia:

Yesler Terrace, a 22 acre public housing development in Seattle, Washington was, at the time of its completion in 1941, that state’s first public housing