Tips and comments are pouring in concerning the mystery of Seattle’s golden fire hydrants. Mostly, people want to praise the beauty of these spiffed up public safety devices or add to the list of locations where a glistening hydrant has been noticed: In front of Cinerama, in the University District, on Queen Anne Hill. As for their provenance, “Someone” posted this:
I saw two girls jump out of their car while I was walking home after a round of drinking at some off-Broadway bars, and spray-paint the one on 15th and Thomas. I asked them why, and they said it was just for fun. It definitely put a smile on my face.
Keep the tips and sightings coming.