Monthly Archives: October 2010

Can Retail Downtown Survive $4/Hour Street Parking?

Being a public-sector employee, I understand just as well as anyone the dire financial situation our local municipalities are in, due to substantially lower revenues from sales, property, utility, real estate excise other taxes. And I am all for creative … Continue reading

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Okay, Okay! Build your tunnel

So I’ve been thinking. What would I be willing to take in exchange for supporting the deep bore tunnel? What would it take for me to capitulate and get on board the deep bore bandwagon? Okay, here it is. It’s … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Government, Neighborhoods, Planning, Politics, Seattle lifestyle, transportation, Zoning | Tagged | 7 Comments

More architecture firms changing their names

The New York Times has an interesting article about how some architecture firms are moving away from Photo courtesy of listing star architects in the company name. Here is the story.

Posted in Architecture, Engineering, Parks and open space, Planning, Uncategorized | 1 Comment