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Seattle Architecture Foundation Discusses Ballard & Beer. You’re Invited

Tomorrow (Tues, June 10), the Seattle Architecture Foundation invites you to join them for a discussion of Ballard’s blossoming beer scene. The event takes place at Hilliard’s Beer and includes a happy hour with snacks and beer, followed by a discussion panel. The topic: Ballard and beer.

I will serve as the moderator of the panel, which will discuss a variety of topics related to Ballard, history, neighborhoods, architecture, and brewing beer. Below I share more information directly from the Seattle Architecture Foundation’s website. Tickets are just $15, available online or at the door.

Here is the info directly from the website:

Doors Open at 5:30 for a pre-event happy hour with complimentary snacks and kraut samples provided by OlyKraut. Hilliard’s Beer will be available for purchase. To read more about our speakers Click Here.

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Beer has always flowed in Seattle, but in recent times, this drink has enjoyed a surge in popularity, with the Ballard neighborhood as the latest epicenter of new microbreweries. How has this micro-industry re-appropriated the neighborhood and shaped its community culture. What challenges and design issues arose during the rehabilitation of Ballard’s old buildings into breweries?

Guest Speakers:
Adam Robbings, Co-Founder & Head Brewer, Reuben’s Brews
Kendall Jones, Washington Beer Blog
Renee Martin, Vice President, Ballard Historical Society
Mike Calkins, Mint Seattle Design, A Seattle-based brand agency
David Goldberg, Senior Planner, City of Seattle DPD