One of the biggest questions swirling around the new $1.6 billion expansion of the Washington State Convention center--apart from whether it will actually get used, and who benefits from it--is how much the developer, Pine Street Group, will have...
The Urbanist's tour series takes you to the hidden nooks and splendid neighborhoods across Seattle and the greater Puget Sound region. Join us with local experts to explore and learn about our built and natural environments. For July we are...
The Washington State Convention Center’s (WSCC) expansion project is being examined both at the county level for the sale of Convention Place Station and at the city level for public benefits required by the street and alley vacations requested...
The Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) will present an updated public benefits proposal to the Seattle Design Commission this Thursday, May 18th, 9:00 AM, at Seattle City Hall Room L2-80. We are a coalition of nonprofits, community organizations, and advocacy groups...
Downtown transportation impacts loom large as policymakers grapple with the appropriate size of the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) Addition's public benefits package. One Center City is the project intended to rescue Downtown Seattle from big traffic delays when Addition...
On Tuesday morning, the members of the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) Addition Board gathered within the convention center they hope to supplement to get updated on the $1.6 billion expansion project. Matt Griffin, managing partner at Pine Street Group, said the WSCC...
At the first public benefits hearing of the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) Addition, Seattle Design Commissioners danced around a tough truth: planning good public spaces around freeway trenches is difficult. A clear goal of the Community Package Coalition--a collective of nine...
Last week King County announced a tentative deal to sell perhaps the largest remaining undeveloped property in Seattle's city center. The 4.1-acre Convention Place Station will be sold for $161 million to the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) for...