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.
As always,the best vantage points to view the annual fireworks show off the Space Needle,are pretty much all! lake locations!
Grand Opening December 29-30
The Center for Wooden Boats in Seattle is proud to open its newest exhibit,Fish On!,exploring the history of boathouses and fishing resorts of Puget Sound. The new exhibit will run through fall of 2013 in the Gallery in CWB’s Boathouse at 1010 Valley Street,in Seattle next [...]
Washington State Communities Expanding Local Giving Bill &Melinda Gates Foundation making grants to help reduce local poverty
Dina will surely be the greatest star in the soon-to-be booming Seattle marijuana tourism industry. In fact,I gift this idea to you Ms Martina/Grady:
Your own marijuana cabaret club! Legions of new fans from all over the world will pack that sucker. I guarantee it! You’ll be like the Celine Dion/Vegas thing,[...]
Seattle planners have approved Amazon.com’s proposed three-block high-rise office campus in the Denny Triangle.
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The Lake Union Beat officially bestows upon the world the new nickname for South Lake Union. Amazon City. Actually,the name has been in use by a senior relative of one of our writers for years,every time she ventured from her cozy [...]
A California hotel developer has filed preliminary paperwork with city planners to build a 15- or 16-story hotel in the middle of Amazon.com’s new South Lake Union headquarters campus.