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Pioneer Square with the Columbia Center in the background.Pioneer Square is the self-proclaimed oldest neighborhood in Seattle. It’s been the center of many booms and busts historically, currently enjoying a boom. It boasts high-tech offices, high-end markets and restaurants, while offering the bulk of the city's homeless social services. The Record on KUOW explored its demographics, history and how it has changed in the past 20 years.

Join Our South Lake Union Conversation Circle

KUOW’s midday show The Record will be LIVE from the Center for Wooden Boats on Friday, August 15th, focusing on South Lake Union!

But first, Marcie Sillman and the KUOW staff want to meet beforehand with you, the SLU Community—the residents, business owners, workers and leaders in this area— to find out: what is South Lake Union beyond all the buzz?

Bring your stories, little known SLU facts, and share the pros and cons of living and working in the South Lake Union neighborhood.

When: Tuesday, June 17; 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Where: South Lake Union Discovery Center, 101 Westlake Ave. N

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