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Seattle, Washington: Park Bench Tribute to Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain's mansion was next to little Viretta Park. In the years since his death, fans have carved countless tributes into one of the park's benches. It's easy to spot; no grass grows around it, having been worn away by thousands of feet and knees.

171 Lake Washington Blvd E., Seattle, WA
In Seattle's exclusive Denny-Blaine neighborhood. From downtown drive west on E. Madison St. for two miles. Bear right just after Spotless Cleaners onto Lake Washington Blvd E. Drive one mile. You'll see a low brick wall on the right. Just past the brick wall, on the right, you'll see a tiny park. The bench is plainly visible, right in front.
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Cobain Bench.

Park Bench Tribute to Kurt Cobain

Not all that exciting.

[Mitzanator, 09/18/2014]

Sez our Grunge Landmark Apologist: "In the absence of many officially sanctioned tributes, fans of the late Kurt Cobain and Nirvana trek to this lonely park bench near his last home. Carved, scorched, occasionally littered with tender offerings."

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