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New Ideas for a Growing City

Seattle is a growing and changing city with new people and families arriving every day. People fall in love with our city and want to make it their home. We need new ideas and a fresh approach to creating a wide range of housing choices for new people and families that want to join us in our beautiful corner of the world. Thank you for visiting our site and we hope you’ll join our efforts.



Being Alone With Other People: Arabica Lounge Closes

The divide between public and private space is notable in a city because as our city becomes more densely populated, we are forced to become closer to each other and we must often enter the public realm to do intimate things. But even in this closeness, there is a desire to maintain some anonymity, even […]


A Friend in Need of Parking Context

Publicola has another perspective on Sunday’s Seattle Times story about parking. My criticism got me in hot water with a Facebook “friend” who subsequently defriended me over my comments about Mike Lindbloom’s use of an elderly lady to hype Seattle’s parking situation. It’s an indication of how emotional the topic is, and Publicola points out […]

Remember the Parking Spots

Vanishing Journalism: More Hype on Parking in Seattle

At the Seattle Times there is yet another story that seems to have written itself: parking in Seattle is vanishing! Mike Lindbloom authored a front page story in Sunday’s Times that presents data about the reduction of free on street parking spots in favor or transit, parks, and bikes as if it was a body […]