Seattle Looks To Historic Port Of Hamburg For Future

By VDB Compass


Officials from Seattle city government and the Port of Seattle have noticed the similarities between our growing city and the historic city of Germany's most northern port. Hamburg is a striving city with a long and rich history of a thriving port of trade, aerospace manufacturing as well as a successful tech city. This mirrors Seattle's future goals and past accomplishments. However Hamburg does have a longer history, being founded in 1189. Seattle officials are using this to their advantage and visited Hamburg in December to research how to best utilize Hamburg's strengths for Seattle's future advantages. They are also looking to the success of Hamburg's public programs that have helped shape and keep the city afloat. 

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