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Paul Schell dies at 76; Seattle mayor during WTO protests
Paul Schell dies at 76; Seattle mayor during WTO protests

Former Seattle mayor Paul Schell, 76, who led the city during the World Trade Organization protests in 1999, died Sunday at a Seattle hospital, city officials said. No cause of death was disclosed. Schell, who served as the city's mayor from 1998 to 2002, had also been a Seattle port commissioner, community development director and interim dean of the University of Washington College of Architecture and Urban Planning. He was "a great city builder," current Mayor Ed Murray said. While mayor, Schell championed developments that included the city's modernistic downtown library, branch libraries, community centers, renovation of the Seattle Center Opera House and...

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