Wallingford

Seattle Has the Space

Seattle is in a housing crisis, not a land crisis. We have plenty of land in this city. So much land we have the...
Photo of a single-story duplex in Wallingford, with three-story townhomes behind it.

The Historic Preservation We Need: Four Floors and Corner Stores

We cannot escape the echoes of history. I live in and own a house in a formerly redlined section of Wallingford. This house was...
The view of the downtown skyline looking down Stone Way with a construction site.

Stone Way: Still Booming

An up-and-coming neighborhood sandwiched on the border of Fremont and Wallingford has added 2,000 apartments in a decade, and another wave is on the...
Route 44 heads through downtown Ballard on Market Street on a fall evening. (Photo by Doug Trumm))

Route 44 Upgrade Pursues Elusive High-Quality Crosstown Service

Route 44 is a workhorse, but it's far from a racehorse. 9,300 daily riders pack themselves into the lumbering beast of burden and suffer...

Spot Fix: Bus Lane Improvements Planned for Wallingford

An extended transit-only lane is in the planning process for Wallingford. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is proposing a small rechannelization of N...

Two New Frelingford Projects Take Advantage of MHA but Show a Different Approach

On Monday, two projects went before the Northeast Design Review Board, each for their second round of Early Design Guidance. Each promised to deliver...
Fremont Wallingford

Frelingford’s Stone Way Corridor Continues Building Boom

Stone Way and the surrounding Fremont and Wallingford blocks continue to be a focal point of new construction. In 2015, I predicted this neighborhood,...

Neighbors Call Shenanigans on Wallingford Community Council’s “Democratic” Process

Last year members of the Wallingford Community Council (WCC) threw a mock funeral for the "neighborhood voice" at the Seattle Office of Planning and...