Tuesday, 19 January, 2021
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How did we get here? Over this series of articles, I am laying out an argument that Seattle should mix industrial uses in our residential and commercial neighborhoods. A long history of exclusion keeps interesting and useful things out of...
When we reported that the Kalakala was getting scrapped, we did not expect much of the ship would be saved. However, interest in preserving pieces of the ship picked up when the scrapping process began. A few sizable parts were bought by...
An 1884 cartograph details a growing Seattle as it was at the time. One presenter takes viewers through the map features and history contained within it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M34KaC5bGRQ
How did the unique landscape of the Puget Sound region come to be? Nick Zentner of Central Washington University has the answers in this short video, which uses graphics and on-site narration to explore the grinding cycles of rock...
One of the gifts of living in a large city is the presence of well-endowed cultural institutions. Sitting next to our theater companies, the opera house, and the symphony--perhaps a little higher--is the Seattle Art Museum. True to its...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vxopfjXkArM Adam Ruins Everything at College Humor puts together a cynical and accurate look at how our cities' laws shifted from prioritizing people to prioritizing cars.
https://youtu.be/mRIGiHiPWCw Bloomberg QuickTake documents the history of Tulsa's Greenwood neighborhood (also known as Black Wall Street), a Black district, which fell victim to angry mobs of Whites that carried out a horrifying racial massacre and destruction of the community.
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...