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 [...]
photo by M. Lowrimore
A fire at a north Lake Union research lab triggered a large response from the Seattle Fire Department and sent a plume of potentially dangerous smoke over Lake Union Saturday afternoon.
Opening Day,the official opening of Seattle’s boating season sponsored by the Seattle Yacht Club,includes a celebration of many kinds of water activities. Festivities will include a morning of crew races,a sailboat race,and of course,the grand Opening Day boat parade on Saturday.
As always,the Opening Day Parade starts [...]
Seattle’s July 4 fireworks,which seemed certain to die because of lack of support,are back on.
The Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce,Seafair and the city of Seattle made the announcement Tuesday.
“I’m pleased to announce that the 4th of July fireworks show on Lake Union is a go,”Maud Daudon,the Chamber’s president and [...]
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 [...]
For tourists,the Ride the Ducks attraction offers a fun sightseeing tour through the city and a plunge into Lake Union,with a cruise past Seattle’s famed houseboats and the working waterfront.
But a request by the company to build a new launch ramp on property it purchased on the lake’s southeast shore has [...]
Almost surreptitiously,the city council has put aside the plans for 24 story towers in South Lake Union.