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.
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.
Fairview fully reopens
The reopening of four lanes on Fairview Avenue North should give drivers and transit riders more options to surmount the nearby “Mercer Mess.”
Our friends over at the Seattle Times are lucky to have this artist.
Our latest print issue is out! We’re in over 200 locations in all of the neighborhoods surrounding the lake,with most copies stacked in hotels,coffee houses,pubs,cafes,groceries,banks,bakeries etc. Of course,we don’t print nearly as many copies as the big alternatives in town do,so if your [...]
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.