Growing minds: The University of Washington-Tacoma (UWT) branch is planning to expand into the Old Spaghetti Factory (OSF) building sooner rather than later (UWT owns the building); OSF will move to a new home.
New greenway: Work has started on a new Ballard neighborhood greenway.
HALA moves forward: Mayor Ed Murray releases preliminary legislation for affordable housing as part of the HALA recommendations.
Homogeneity: How the Federal government built white suburbia.
Just how emerald?: What does it take to become a true Seattleite? Apparently a lot.
Vision Zero Bellevue: Bellevue wants feedback on how to make their streets safer.
On hold: The Snohomish County Courthouse project has been put on hold due to cost overruns and disagreements.
PSq scale: Crosscut talks the “scale” issue in light of recent disagreement over a redevelopment proposal in historic Pioneer Square.
Not by chance: The role that public investment can have in urban revitalization and gentrification.
Safe lanes: Protected bike lanes are 7 times more safe than painted ones.
Waiting less: The City of Seattle is contemplating changes to bridge opening times to only once per hour at certain hours.
Moving on up: Champion’s Party Supply in Lower Queen Anne will be temporarily closing doors for a move to Elliot Avenue. The vacancy will make way for a new apartment building.
Power chargers: Unlikely cities that will power the American economy.
Tall timber: Finland builds tall with timber and the results are marvelous.
Short haul: Alaska Airlines may be planning a move to a new headquarters in Seatac.
Makeovers: 41 remarkable changes of public space as seen on Google Streetview.
Growing empire: Microsoft’s Redmond campus may be on the verge of further expansion.
The rent: Who’s really rent burdened?
Re-regrading Denny: A Canadian real estate firm is proposing to build 450 more dwelling units in the Denny Triangle using high rises.
Faster option?: An idea to make transit travel to Downtown Seattle via South Lake Union better.