Category Archives: Historic

The Mother of Invention

      The following post is by Sean Lewis, Marketing Director for AGC of Washington One of the pieces of wisdom my mom always told me was, “find a need and fill it.”  She, of course, didn’t come up … Continue reading

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The Smith Tower Reinvented

The newly rebranded Smith Tower, complete with ‘speakeasy,’ opens today, August 25! Inspired by the roaring 20s, the 35th floor Smith Tower Observatory includes the Temperance Cafe and Bar.  Now you can have a cocktail and a banh mi sandwich … Continue reading

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Frank Lloyd Wright campus to get updated lighting

Architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s imaginative Taliesin Spring will receive an update from award winning lighting designer and founder of Studio Lux, Christopher Thompson, who will introduce energy-efficient technology to the historic site. Photo courtesy of Studio Lux Taliesin Spring was … Continue reading

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New bilingual signs in Chinatown-International District

Bilingual street name signs will be installed this summer at more than 30 intersections in Seattle’s Chinatown and Japantown neighborhood through a partnership of the city and the Chinatown-International District Business Improvement Area. Mayor Mike McGinn said in a press … Continue reading

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MOHAI is Awesome

Photo courtesy of LMN Architects The new Museum of History & Industry, which recently relocated to its beautiful adaptation of the Naval Reserve Armory at South Lake Union Park, sounded worthy of a good hour at most. Nice little museum in a … Continue reading

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