Seattle, Washington: Wall of Death

Installed in 1993 and still little-known, the boldly lettered "Wall of Death" was created by Canadian artist Mowry Baden as a tribute to motorcycle daredevils. The Seattle Arts Commission wanted modifications, Mowry said no, so the artwork was stuck under a bridge.
Eastlake Ave. NE, Seattle, WA
In the University District, on the Burke-Gilman Trail, directly underneath the Eastlake Ave. NE overpass. Just south of NE 40th St. and just east of I-5.
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Wall of Death.

Wall of Death

No local signage... just something to contemplate as you go jogging by on the trail.

[Stephen Smith, 04/13/2018]

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