Monthly Archives: September 2011

City to consider opening up Madison Park shoreline

On the heels of a SeattleScape post by Patrick Doherty, the city of Seattle will consider removing a fence that blocks regular folks’ access to a block-long swatch of Lake Washington shoreline, one block north of the Madison Beach park. … Continue reading

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Live Streets?

In Seattle, most anything built in the core of an “urban village” or in Greater Downtown is asked to to “activate the street,” meaning to have retail ideally, or at least live-work spaces if the project is along a lesser street. At the Ave and certain parts of Downtown, that’s basically … Continue reading

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City tries to attack crime in Belltown

Online news site PubliCola has two interesting posts on crime in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood and the city’s attempt to address it. What do you think can be done to make Belltown safer? Google map  

Posted in Neighborhoods, Parks and open space, Planning, Politics, Seattle lifestyle, transportation | 4 Comments