Seattle’s newest boom and the wealth it has created are thrilling — and unsettling

Cranes punctuate the view of the booming South Lake Union neighborhood for patrons enjoying the rooftop deck at Mbar restaurant on a warm summer night. (Erika Schultz/The Seattle Times)

Cranes punctuate the view of the booming South Lake Union neighborhood for patrons enjoying the rooftop deck at Mbar restaurant on a warm summer night. (Erika Schultz/The Seattle Times)

The Klondike gold rush, the postwar Boeing boom, the dot-com bubble … we’ve been here before. But while some prosper, others struggle to survive in Seattle. Can we learn from history and find a balance?

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