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Downtown Bellevue springs up, with visions of a Seattle-like urban hub

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More than a dozen new apartment projects have risen in downtown Bellevue in the past few years, making it the fastest-growing neighborhood in the city by far ó presenting opportunities for economic prosperity and issues like gridlock on the roads.
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