Shelf Life Community Story Project
Amplifying community voices, learning from neighborhood stories, and interrupting narratives of erasure in Seattle's Central District.

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Love Letter to the Red Apple

At the end of 2017, the Red Apple grocery, at 23rd and Jackson, closed forever. This week, it was demolished to make way for market rate apartments.
Listen to community members talk about what the Red Apple meant to them. 

 Isiah Anderson by Jill Freidberg

Isiah Anderson by Jill Freidberg


 Kristi Brown by Jill Freidberg

Kristi Brown by Jill Freidberg


 Gary Hammon by Inye Wokoma

Gary Hammon by Inye Wokoma

 Queenie Bradford by Jill Freidberg

Queenie Bradford by Jill Freidberg


 KL Shannon by Jill Freidberg

KL Shannon by Jill Freidberg


 Tralaina Jones by Inye Wokoma

Tralaina Jones by Inye Wokoma


 Mike Moss by Jill Freidberg

Mike Moss by Jill Freidberg


 Aretha Basu by Jill Freidberg

Aretha Basu by Jill Freidberg


 Lulu Miles by Jill Freidberg

Lulu Miles by Jill Freidberg

 Cap Kotz by Jill Freidberg

Cap Kotz by Jill Freidberg


 Bridget Albright and Family by Carina del Rosario

Bridget Albright and Family by Carina del Rosario


 Vicki Garner by Jill Freidberg

Vicki Garner by Jill Freidberg

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