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By Kristy A. Harper (Editor)

ISBN-10: 0787696315

ISBN-13: 9780787696313

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Senate Shopping Mall houses eight eclectic shops from Native art to flyfishing supplies. Merchant’s Wharf, an office and shop complex, is located at harborside. Gift shops and taverns line South Franklin Street. , a sandwich and coffee shop on the main floor. Fantastic mountain views and a traditional steak and seafood menu are signatures of the historic Hangar on the Wharf restaurant. The state’s most famous bar, the lively Red Dog Saloon, provides local pictorial history, music, and excitement, especially when cruise ships are in port.

In 2005 the city announced its desire to build a modern, $100 million facility to replace the aging Capitol Building. Today, government—local, state or federal—employs one out of every two workers and tourism is the largest private-sector employer in Juneau. A federally recognized Native American tribe lives within the Juneau community. With its vast natural wonders, temperate climate, and position as the capital city, Juneau has the foundation for a long-term prosperous community as can be seen in its population growth since 1980.

Therese, a chapel located on an island north of Juneau that is connected to the city by a narrow path, has stations of the cross on a trail circumnavigating the chapel in the surrounding woods and can be visited year-round. The Last Chance Basin Historic District, usually referred to as the Jualpa Mining Camp, features many old mine buildings and attractions for visitors such as gold panning and, in summer, an outdoor salmon bake. A CITIES OF THE UNITED STATES, SIXTH EDITION Alaska: Juneau 5,000-gallon aquarium full of local sea life is the highlight of the Macaulay Salmon Hatchery, which is located three miles from downtown.

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