Category Archives: DJC

Is San Diego America’s finest city?

San Diego calls itself “America’s Finest City.” That’s quite a claim. Yet somehow it seems to fly juuust under the radar. San Diego’s sun, zoo, Navy, chicken, and iconic hotel are known by many, but what about the city? I … Continue reading

Posted in DJC, Neighborhoods, Planning, Travel | Comments Off on Is San Diego America’s finest city?

Kitchens that make your mouth water

Did you see that story on invisible kitchens? Here are just a few more photos to drool over. Photo byJohn Madden – dwell   Recently in the DJC: What’s cool in kitchens? Invisibility “There’s a different story being played out by some … Continue reading

Posted in Design and Art, DJC, Interiors, Links | Comments Off on Kitchens that make your mouth water

A fresh look at $2B plan to update Smithsonian

Architecture firm BIG – presented a revised proposal for the Smithsonian Campus Master Plan in Washington, DC. The vision was first unveiled in 2014 and has since been redeveloped following years of public comment and close collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution. … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, DJC, Historic, Landmarks, Planning, Preservation | Comments Off on A fresh look at $2B plan to update Smithsonian

Streetside Artscape explores winter darkness

This winter, a new art installation in the storefront windows of downtown Tacoma’s famed Woolworth building is lighting up the corner of 11th Street and Broadway. Their piece, which debuted at First Night Tacoma-Pierce County on New Year’s Eve, is … Continue reading

Posted in Design and Art, DJC, Events, Neighborhoods | Comments Off on Streetside Artscape explores winter darkness

100 more bikes for 100 more children

Instead of holding a traditional holiday party, the team at CollinsWoerman created their own Santa’s Workshop. Over 60 employees spent the day assembling 100 bicycles of all sizes for 100 kids.  The event benefited the Forgotten Children’s Fund, an organization that … Continue reading

Posted in DJC, Events | Comments Off on 100 more bikes for 100 more children