Monthly Archives: March 2009

What makes Seattle livable for me

By SUSAN JONES, atelierjones Eds. Note: Jones, the founding principal of atelierjones, lives with her husband and two children in a condo near Pike Place Market. She works a few blocks away. More cool Seattle shots by Michael Nalley at … Continue reading

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MODA a Mo-Don’t

Just when I thought the MODA building (on Third near Bell Street) couldn’t possibly get worse, it did. More pics at Apartments.com This former “hot” condo of miniscule units now turned rental opened recently without being finished. The windows along … Continue reading

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When will we be ready to embrace growth?

I have accepted a research associate position with the Sightline Institute. This is a wonderful opportunity for me and was made possible, in part, by writing here on SeattleScape and for the DJC’s opinion page for the past year. It … Continue reading

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The Crocodile wants a sidewalk cafe

The Crocodile filed an application with SDOT to create a side walk cafe outside the club at Second and Blanchard. Seattle simplified its sidewalk cafe permitting last summer, reducing the costs and turnaround time for applications and housing the process … Continue reading

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Architectural billings inch up in Febrary

The Architecture Billings Index was up two points in February after a slight dip in January. But billings were down slightly in the West, still the country’s strongest region. Break out the graphite? The index is compiled by the American … Continue reading

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