Tag Archives: Seattle History

Say goodbye to “wow” buildings?

The sputtering economy and markets might mean more than a shrinking 401(K) and a mortgage at odds with reality. This Foster design is planned for Moscow I’m not talking about hunger, job losses or increased poverty: I’m talking about plans … Continue reading

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Time ticking on move for historic downtown clock

My DJC colleague Lynn Porter reported today that the Carroll’s Fine Jewelry clock that has been on Fourth Avenue near Pike Street since 1913 could make a move to MOHAI. Carrolls Clock photo courtesy of MOHAI Carroll’s closed this Spring. … Continue reading

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Phinney Ridge 92-year-old reflects on a lifetime of Seattle design

Gray’s Seattle Architecture writer and editor Relta Gray was born in Mount Vernon and moved to Seattle in 1934 to attend UW. She remembers taking the ferry from Madison Park to Kirkland for her first reporting job, and said the … Continue reading

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