On Monday, the Seattle City Council officially designated a new landmark. Known as the Broad Street Substation, the property and building provide valuable electrical service to the burgeoning districts in Uptown, Belltown, and South Lake Union. The...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yjrfyUPClSM In this video, Dave Amos from City Beautiful talks about air rights and transfer of development rights through the lens of Grand Central Terminal, which was preserved under the zoning and...
On Monday, the Seattle City Council temporarily expanded the Pike Place Market Historic District, effectively saving the Showbox for now. The reprieve doesn't guarantee perpetual protection of the famed music venue, but it does set in motion a process...
On Monday, the Seattle City Council approved a slate of landmarks in Uptown and rezoned a property in Greenwood to facilitate a mixed-use development proposal. The city council also hotly debated the introduction of a new ordinance to temporarily...
Former Seattle city council member, Nick Licata is holding a salon on Design and Citizen Activism on August 8th with UW Professor Karen Cheng. Licata, who served five terms on the city council, has published a book called Becoming...
On Monday, the Seattle City Council decided the process to establish a business improvement area in the SoDo district and the fate of two landmarks. The city council approved the formal landmarking of a former Auto Row retail building...
On Monday, the Seattle City Council met for a relatively light legislative session on policy substance. However, councilmembers approved a new Central District landmark in the form of a culturally-significant church and gave reauthorization for a longstanding homeless shelter...
https://vimeo.com/221306699 Take a step back in time to the golden age of streetcars in this video. Campaigners to restore the historic Benson waterfront trolleys share the story of how these streetcars came to serve Seattle and inspire. Friends of the...