Tag Archives: Neighborhoods

Boise, Portland make APA 2008 Great Places

Seattle was absent from the American Planning Association’s 2008 Great Places in America list but Boise and Portland both made a showing. Last year, the Pike Place Market made the Great Neighborhoods list. Could be a protest, could just be … Continue reading

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Reading the scale

A recent afternoon walk around Capitol Hill led me from Volunteer Park down 14th. Along the way I saw this single family fantasy: Then not to far down the road yet another study in brick: The Fairhome is a solid … Continue reading

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A teacher and his development dreams

In Seattle, we have a lot of serious development players. We’ve got our own big guys and we’ve got the big guys who come here from all over. We’ve got billions of dollars that trade hands every month and cranes … Continue reading

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