Seattle, Washington: The Gum Wall

Near the Pike Place Market, a zillion pieces of gum have been applied to the brick wall of an alley.
Address:
1530 Post Alley, Seattle, WA
Directions:
Just south of Pike Place Market, in a back alley, coating the exterior of the Market Theater.
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I have lived in Seattle for 50 years and have never seen the Gum Wall until today. It's in Post Alley of the Pike Place market, but it's at the south end, under the market. If you find the Giant Piggy Bank (by the fish throwers) there is a staircase right by it that will take you down to the Gum Wall.

Kinda cool and very colorful. Apparently last year they had to scrape a bunch of gum off the wall as it extended too far.

[Connie in Seattle, 06/06/2014]
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Be sure to bring gum so you can leave your mark on the wall.

[Kathleen, 11/28/2010]
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You can smell the gum.

[KentuckYeti, 10/17/2010]

The minty, sugary scent of massed mastication.

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The Seattle public health dept is there to make sure no one does anything stupid.

[JS Howell, 06/22/2010]

What? No bonus chews on wads from earlier visits?

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