Monthly Archives: May 2008

Gehry project tightens its belt

You’re not the only one being asked to recraft that building just a teensy bit smaller. Architectural Record reported this week that the Atlantic Yards, a controversial $4.3 billion, 8 million-square foot Brooklyn development designed by Frank Gehry, is scaling … Continue reading

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Race and gentrification in Bridgeport

It’s not every day you see The New York Times delve into gentrification in Portland. Today’s NYT story focuses on the conversation that black and white Portlanders are having as more and more young whites move into North and Northeast … Continue reading

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Back to the future of South Lake Union

It seems like much of the city’s time is spent working on the future of South Lake Union. No comment. From trolleys and targeted up-zones to street redesigns and a new park (dedication shown at right) and trail, proposals for … Continue reading

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An unusual landmark

No, this has nothing to do with that boarded up building with the unique swooping roofline that you won’t see much longer at the corner of 15th Avenue Northwest and Northwest Market Street. Landmarking a living thing? Still reading? The … Continue reading

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Design Ballard’s new bike rack

SDOT and Sustainable Ballard are looking for good designs for new bike racks to adorn the streets of Ballard. The design should be tailored to one of these spots: along Ballard Avenue near the Farmer’s Market, next to the Ballard … Continue reading

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