Video: Remembering Edith Macefield
In a new series of advertisement short films called WeAreSteadfast, Caffe Vita tells the story of Edith Macefield, and the people who remember and have been inspired by her.
If you don't know the story, Edith Macefield gained worldwide fame when she turned down $1 million to have her house sold off to the Ballard Blocks development. She passed away in June of 2008 and willed the house to the development's construction superintendent, Barry Martin, who befriended and took care of her during her last days. He sold the property in 2009.
The plans for the house are to raise it to the height of the surrounding building and remodel the interior. However, nothing has happened yet.
Anchor Tattoo owner Curtis James developed a tattoo in remembrance of Edith, which is featured prominently in the film.
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