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From ‘glue pot to hot spot’: The Renaissance of the City of Kent
KENT, Wash. - Back in the 1920s, the city of Kent was known as the Lettuce Capital of the World. It was largely a farming and industrial community, that made good use of its proximity to the rail line, transporting goods through the Kent Rail Station. Nearly a century later, those railroad tracks are playing a huge role in transforming the city into a new era.