Preservation

Tacoma Could Get State’s First Cross-Laminated Timber Tower

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Tacoma Untapped broke the news that Horizon Partners NW has proposed a 14-story tower in Tacoma's Brewery District that incorporates cross-laminated timber (CLT). If...

Council Passes Bill Allowing Juvenile Detention Center Appeal, Designates Uptown Landmark

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The Seattle City Council responded to the concerted efforts of No New Youth Jail activists on Tuesday and passed a bill clearing up a procedural loophole...

18-Acre Laurelhurst Parcel Is Ripe For Midrise

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Mike Rosenberg reported yesterday on the pending sale of the Talaris campus--18 acres of prime real estate adjacent to Seattle Children's Hospital in Laurelhurst....

Displacement Tensions Come To A Head At Midtown Center

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Early Wednesday morning a detachment of about 15 Seattle Police Department officers dispersed a group of people camped inside Black Dot, which is located within...

First Look: City Keys Up 5% To 7% MHA For Chinatown-International District Rezone

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The Chinatown-International District area is next up for rezoning under the Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda program, which seeks to pair rezones with Mandatory...

Acronyms for Action: ISRD

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What is the International Special Review District (ISRD)?  The International Special Review District (ISRD) is where the future of the "look" of the Chinatown-International District...

Pioneer Square Obstructionists Prevail Again

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In 2011, the Seattle City Council reached what was, at the time, perceived as a compromise on height limits in Pioneer Square. Councilmember Tim...

Street Signs: Identity Of The International District

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Boosters of the International District have put a lot of work into branding the district's distinct Chinese, Japanese, and Vietnamese cultural identities. Over the years,...