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By Eric Richardson — January 04, 2008

Yesterday's preview meeting for Downtown industrial land use provided more questions than it did answers. Donald Spivack of the CRA and Jane Blumenfield of Planning...

Concrete Pour at Medallion

By Eric Richardson — January 04, 2008 — 1 Comment

On the way to City Hall yesterday, I passed a line of concrete trucks at the Medallion project on Main, between 3rd and 4th. Work to date has been in the downward...

By Eric Richardson — January 03, 2008 — 7 Comments

As mentioned the other day, this afternoon at 3pm Planning and CRA are holding the first preview meeting for their "new" Downtown Industrial Land Use policy. As...

Arts District

By Eric Richardson — January 01, 2008

Public "preview" meetings on a plan for Downtown's industrial space kick off this week with a Thursday afternoon briefing at City Hall. The zoning plan would govern...

Seattle Freeway Park Across Main Fountains

By Eric Richardson — January 01, 2008 — 3 Comments

Yesterday Curbed listed "freeway cap parks" as its winner in the urban planning "Idea of the Year" category, referencing proposals to cap the 101 in Hollywood and...

Park 5th Model

By Dave Bullock and Eric Richardson — November 29, 2007 — 17 Comments

The Park Fifth project is hosting a sneak peak tonight for its new sales center in the Gas Company Tower (it runs until 7pm if you're in the neighborhood). Though...

Scaffolding Off the Mandel Lofts

By Eric Richardson — November 04, 2006 — 1 Comment

I have to admit there were times when I thought the scaffolding might just never come off the Mandel Lofts building. The project had dragged on and on, with no...