A Bridge Too Far | Seattle Magazine
A Bridge Too Far: Bellevue has smarts, money and more than a few culture mavens, so why doesn't it have a more thriving art scene?
For years, the only physical evidence of the Tateuchi Center in Bellevue has been in a dime corner of the downtown Hyatt regency hotel lobby. There, in a preview center, sits a glass-encased balsa wood model of a 2,000-seat concert hall; mounted television screens cycle through photos of imagined future acts and a row of theater chairs summon the ambiance of opening night. It's the footprint of a project expected to draw world-class performers and to serve as the nexus of the Eastside's cultural hub.
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