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Is this the end of the Showbox?

The Showbox marquee
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The Showbox marquee

The outcry yesterday was immediate, after new documents showed a developer is planning on bulldozing the concert venue and replacing it with a 44-story, $100 million dollar apartment building.

Bill Radke talks to Kurt Schlosser, writer and editor at Geekwire, and Seattle comedian Jay Middleton about why they see the Showbox as a symbol of Seattle's soul -- and what losing it means for the city. Middleton has created a petition to save the Showbox and declare it a historic landmark.

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