What would Seattle be like with a comprehensive urban rail and subway system? Or a massive park stretching from the shores of South Lake Union to Denny Way? Seattle voters have rejected multiple visions of Seattle. From Virgil Bogues' 1911 plan for mass transit to the 1995 Seattle Commons proposal, there have been countless visions of Seattle's possible future ranging from the prosaic to the fantastical. Award-winning writer and journalist Eric Scigliano as he explores the Seattles that might have been. This talk is part of MOHAI's History Café series.