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King County Council Should Reject The Sale Of Convention Place Station

King County Executive Dow Constantine recently introduced legislation to the Metropolitan King County Council to approve the sale of Convention Place Station (CPS) to...

City Tells Convention Center: Addition Public Benefits Are Too Small

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Yesterday both the City of Seattle and Community Package Coalition told the planners of the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) Addition that the public benefit...

The Convention Center Should Offer Major Community Investments

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The Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) expansion is a massive undertaking that will reshape four city blocks in Seattle’s urban core. We, a coalition...

Washington State Convention Center Expansion Is Not Inevitable

The City of Seattle and the Puget Sound region are growing rapidly. As a result, residents are facing huge spikes in housing costs, overburdened transportation infrastructure,...

Endorsement: Convention Center Addition Public Benefit Requests

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The Urbanist Board of Directors has submitted a letter to the Seattle Department of Transportation endorsing several neighborhood organizations' public benefit requests for the...

Reminder: Urbanist Walking Tour: Convention Center Addition

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The Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) Addition will be a $1.4 billion, 1.5 million square feet structure that doubles visitor and exhibition capacity. John...
The preferred WSCC expansion design hangs over the freeway at the west corner of Pine Street and Boren Avenue. At street level this corner of the building will have small retail spaces and building entries. The building's exterior will also have much greater transparency than the original WSCC facility. (LMN Architects)

Urbanist Walking Tour: Convention Center Addition

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The Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) Addition will be a $1.4 billion, 1.5 million square feet structure that doubles visitor and exhibition capacity. John...