Staff Biography

Natalie Bicknell Argerious

Senior Reporter

Natalie Bicknell Argerious is a writer and community college instructor who lives in the Central District with her husband and two adorably pugnacious Chihuahuas. In her research and writing, she is always on the lookout for better ways of creating sustainable, diverse, and vibrant cities. She has been writing for The Urbanist since 2018 and Managing Editor since August 2021. Email her at natalie [at] theurbanist [dot] org.

Recent Articles

Lid I-5 North to Host U District Community Vision Workshop

On Thursday, November 9th, the U District Partnership, the Lid I-5 campaign, and the UW Scan Design Master Studio will be hosting a community vision workshop focused on lidding Interstate 5 between NE 45th...
Aerial view of downtown buildings with rendering of a park lid over the highway.

Seattle City Council Supports Lidding I-5 in New Resolution

Councilmember Nelson abstained, citing cost worries On Tuesday, the Seattle City Council passed a resolution supporting the development of freeway lids in the city. Passage of Resolution 32100 marks an important moment in the growing...
A sign reads Night Out street closed with people gathered behind it socializing.

National Night Out Brings Neighbors (Briefly) Out on the Street

38 million people are expected to participate this year in cities nationwide. This Tuesday people might notice something special going on where they live. As part of National Night Out, neighbors will be gathering for...
Existing housing separated by a sidewalk from a large construction site with crane.

Black History and Ambition Meet at an Expanding Bryant Manor

FAME Housing is building an affordable housing development like no other in Seattle's Central District For over 50 years, Bryant Manor has provided affordable housing to families in an amenity-rich location in Seattle’s Central...
A photo of King County ballot drop box on a sunny day.

The Urbanist Podcast: All About 2023 Primary Endorsements

Primary election ballots are arriving in the mail and due by August 1st. In the run up The Urbanist Elections Committee has been hard at work prepping endorsements for what is shaping up to...