Be aware that Aurora Avenue North and Mercer Street will be closed where the two streets cross until 5 a.m. Monday for construction activity. Traffic from the north on Aurora Avenue will be detoured at North 85th Street. From the south,the detour starts just before Spokane Street. Mercer Street will close near [...]
As expected,the Seattle City Council unanimously passed a bill to allow rezoning in South Lake Union. Developers will now be allowed to build 400-foot-tall towers in a specific area and 240-foot-tall buildings in others.
There are a whole slew of projects in the queue that were waiting to find out just how high they could go,[...]
A trip near Seattle Center will take five or 10 minutes longer for the next two years as work starts at the west end of the Mercer Street project.
The big change will be a new,two-way Mercer underpass beneath Aurora Avenue North. The six-lane boulevard will have sidewalks and a bike [...]
The city council,meeting as the special committee on South Lake Union,unanimously adopted a compromise incentive zoning plan for South Lake Union this afternoon (April 22) that would allow developers to build taller,denser buildings in the growing neighborhood in exchange for new,on-site affordable housing or payments into an affordable housing fund.
Amazon.com will lease more space in downtown Seattle’s 1800 Ninth Avenue Building than previously thought.
Commercial real estate company Kidder Matthews reported on Thursday that the online retailer signed a lease for 150,000 square feet. The lease had been rumored for several months,though it had been said that Amazon was taking only 100,000 square [...]
Almost surreptitiously,the city council has put aside the plans for 24 story towers in South Lake Union.
If you want to see what South Lake Union looked like before Vulcan,before Amazon,take a walk down Fairview Avenue North.
But you’d better do it soon.
Fairview,one of South Lake Union’s principal thoroughfares,has remained largely untouched so far by the area’s dramatic transformation. With a few exceptions,it still looks [...]
Yikes! It never ends!
New signal installation along Mercer Street will cause lane restrictions for eastbound drivers starting Monday,December 10.
The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) says for the next two weeks crews will be putting in signals at the intersection of Mercer Street and Fairview Avenue North.
Two eastbound lanes on [...]
Our friends over at the Seattle Times are lucky to have this artist.
Seattle City Councilmember Richard Conlin gave a generally glowing review of the proposed South Lake Union rezone in an interview with KUOW radio host Steve Scher this morning.