After more than 20 years, the infamous gum wall in Seattle’s Pike Place Market was cleaned. It was a sad November 10 morning for a lot of people who have come to appreciate this famous tourist spot. In the video below by Seattle Times staff photographer Erika Schultz, workers are using high-temperature pressure washers to soften the layers of gum stuck on the wall by tourists and locals alike.
— Erika Schultz (@ErikaJSchultz) November 10, 2015
Below are some photos we took of the Pike Place Market area and the gum wall on our trip last June.
Full story over at the Seattle Times.