Tuesday, 19 January, 2021
Advertisement
University of Washington: A Resilient Future Starts Here. Online Master of Infrastucture Management and Planning. Apply Now. With a picture of wind turbines.
Most long-time Seattleites know that sidewalks are a highly charged and controversial discussion point in many neighborhoods. But that's not because people don't like them. Quite the contrary. Residents like them so much that they are infuriated that they still don't...
The Forward Thrust bond initiatives of 1968 and 1970 were a success because of their ambition. They were also failures because of their myopia. In this essay—the second installment of a four-part series I’m proud to have published here in...
https://youtu.be/ngdNGX_23Gs How did get Tokyo become one of the world's most populous urban area? Dave Amos explains how it became so urbanized.
I want to tell you about 417 acres of land owned by the city of Seattle, about 1% of the Seattle that does not have a road on it. This land does not have any housing on it or...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3q24_667eU This video is a time capsule in two ways: First it provides a fascinating history of the sluicing of Denny Hill into Puget Sound during the Denny Regrade project and, second, it shows the man-conquers-nature attitude from when it...
Seattle's Smith Tower was once the tallest building west of the Mississippi and among the tallest buildings in the world. Built after Seattle's Great Fire, it is the oldest skyscraper in the city, and is a tribute to the innovations in engineering and technology of...
https://youtu.be/UGqWRyBCHhw The history of assimilation in America of native people is terrible and indefensible. This Vox video explains how this process was adapted over time to dominate and steal native people and their lands.
KOMO 4’s Seattle is Dying documentary hit Seattle like a giant stink-bombshell. Homelessness has been a big issue in Seattle for a while, but the documentary focused attention on particular elements of the crisis--spoiler alert: both the analysis and...