Friday, 22 January, 2021
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2014 was an unassuming year for The Urbanist. At the outset of it, The Urbanist was little more than an idea. But late January rolled around, and with it, the soft launch of the website and online publication that...
Seattle's Design Review Program has a lot of upcoming meetings for new projects in the New Year, but one in particular has caught our attention. Meet 9002 Greenwood Ave N, a brand new four-story, 48-unit microhousing development in Greenwood. As...
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has an initiative to establish policies and goals for housing affordability and livability within the city. The Mayor's initiative is an opportunity to look at a wide set of issues surrounding these values like open...
  Last week, yours truly was in New York City. Streetscapes like the one in the tweet below were very typical whether in Manhattan, the Bronx, or Brooklyn. And you know what? They worked. They were visually interesting spaces even if...
A week’s residency in Glasgow, Scotland returns a 2011 essay to the forefront, and its message: In the post-freeway world, recall the important, organic landscape of neighborhood, towers and spires, lost before we can remember.   Among the more memorable aspects...
  I pass construction sites every day — it's hard not to in Seattle — and every time I do, I wonder what's being built. This question started to bug me more and more: in an era of rapid growth...
San Francisco is putting many of its smaller streets to better use with a people-focus. As you can see from Will's tweet, San Francisco has some cool lunchtime streets with cafes spilling into the right-of-way. Seattle already has great...
Image: Preliminary schematic of a Market Street and 17th Avenue subway station (Sound Transit's Corridor D) in Central Ballard. Just a reminder that this Thursday (November 6th), the City of Seattle's Department of Planning and Development (DPD) will present their initial...