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Reviewing Design Review

The city of Seattle is currently evaluating its Design Review process, aided by Weinstein A|U. I was anxious to see what the review would look like. I helped craft the initial program, managed it for most of the 1990s, and … Continue reading

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The politics of siting Seattle’s jail

City officials will soon have to break the news to some Seattle businesses and organizations that they will be neighbor to a city jail in 2012. It’s not a fun job, but some would say that’s why they’re making the … Continue reading

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Should the Puget Sound secede?

Nickels wants a revolution Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels kicked off a City Club forum today with what he said would be a “provocative” idea. The Puget Sound region should “declare its independence” and form a more powerful regional government with … Continue reading

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