Africatown

Africatown Finetunes Its Designs for Midtown Center

Community engagement continues to inform design plans for new developments at 23rd and Union in the Central District Last summer more than 200 volunteers participated...

Midtown Commons Breaks Ground at 23rd and Union This Summer

Lake Union Partners' mega-project will bring the most sweeping change yet to an intersection with a complicated past. In 2009, a group of artists, journalists,...

New Liberty Bank Building Seeks to Anchor an Important Legacy

Supporters hope that the building represents a future in which the African-American community can heal from losses suffered during the controversial "Weed and Seed"...

Africatown Designs Its Future: Part 2

This is the second part of a two-part series. The first part is here. When we live in an environment which is dominated by ideas...

Africatown Designs Its Future: Part 1

A year has passed since Africatown Community Land Trust acquired a twenty percent ownership stake of the land parcel at 23rd and Union in...

MidTown Center Deal Emerges With 20% Africatown Stake

The fate of much disputed MidTown Center may finally be decided. Lake Union Partners closed the deal yesterday on the coveted property with a $23.25...

Community Pushes For Equity In 23rd & Union Development

Everyone who cares about affordable housing and equitable, community-driven development should be paying attention to 23rd and Union in the Central District. The developments...

Community Ownership Event Energizes Housing Advocates

Right before snow coated the Emerald City's streets on Thursday, more than a hundred housing advocates gathered at the Central Library to hear a panel...