Category Archives: Seattle lifestyle

Are you willing to pay more for your green apartment?

Green apartment construction is blossoming, yet renter survey shows $560 rent premium is 5 times higher than most would pay The following post is by Nadia Balint for RENTCafé and Yardi Matrix. The number of new green-certified apartments expected to rise by 32% … Continue reading

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PARK(ING) DAY PLUS+ starts today!

PARK(ing) Day Plus+ has expanded to two days and 50 parks!  What is there to see? Which projects you’ll visit? Check out the full project list and map below to see where the pop-up parks are in your neighborhood. Friday, September 16 and Saturday, September 17 … Continue reading

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OK Ice Cube!

While Design In Public‘s Block Party may be over, the Olson Kundig Ice Cube is still working its magic in Occidental Park.  The 10-ton ice cube showcases the stages of the natural water cycle as it evaporates and melts. “It … Continue reading

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This weekend! Design In Public’s Block Party: Map the Square

The designers are setting up for Seattle Design Festival’s Block Party: Map the Square street fair.  If today’s sneak peak is any indication, it’s going to be full of great design! Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 10 and 11, 10 a.m. … Continue reading

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Apply for Pop-up Parks PARK(ing) Day

Deadline is Friday, August 5th!  SEATTLE — Seattle Department of Transportation is accepting applications until August 5 to turn on-street parking spaces into pop-up parks and street projects for the PARK(ing) Day Plus+ event in September. Residents, businesses, and organizations can … Continue reading

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