Monthly Archives: April 2012

Harbor Island losing its bus?

Generally it’s a good idea to focus transit service on trunk lines, to put the service where the most riders are. So, generally, King County Metro should be congratulated for its proposed route changes. But that’s not the only priority. While nobody … Continue reading

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Come park yourself down at Environmental Works

Sketch courtesy of John Barker Landscape Architects On Monday (April 23), in celebration of Earth Day and Environmental Works 42nd anniversary, the nonprofit community design center and its friends at John Barker Landscape Architects will occupy the parking spaces in … Continue reading

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Redevelopment planned at Melrose and Pine

  Ground Zero – Melrose and Pine Madison Development Group plans to redevelop the “Bauhaus Books and Coffee” block on Capitol Hill. Photos by Patrick Doherty To read the Capitol Hill Seattle Blog and its various commenters, that’s exactly how … Continue reading

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Controversy over Counterbalance Park

An addition to Counterbalance Park at Queen Anne Avenue and Roy Street in Seattle is causing a debate about whether the public work of an architect should be changed without appropriate oversight. In this case, the work is by well-known … Continue reading

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