Tag Archives: townhouses

Letting townhouses be homes

The Northwest Chapter of the Congress of Residential Architects (CORA) has been presenting proposed revisions to Seattle’s multifamily code to neighborhood councils. I just attended their presentation at the Sunset Hill Community Association sponsored by the Crown Hill Business Association. … Continue reading

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To market, to market

There’s lots of good fodder for urban development nuts to digest in today’s news. A few selections, in case you missed them: In a piece for Crosscut, former city council member, architect (and offspring of Pike Place Market advocate Victor … Continue reading

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The bad, the ugly, the uglier. . .

After three years of review, the city is still working on a proposal aimed at making townhouses less ugly. Mayor Greg Nickels announced Tuesday he wants the proposal to include a required design review for every new townhouse. Are these … Continue reading

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Pestilence! Townhouses!

The townhouse situation in this city has gotten so bad that a Seattle City Council committee is holding a special meeting Saturday on the matter. The Seattle City Council’s Planning, Land Use and Neighborhoods Committee will hold a special meeting … Continue reading

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