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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.


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City Builder: Roosevelt Can Have Housing, Open Space, and Sustainability

Wow. What a difference a week makes. One week ago I stood feeling helpless, frustrated, and angry as I watched our Mayor, City Attorney, and two Councilmembers promise Roosevelt neighbors a park where we had fought for housing. Today, after a week of spontaneous discussion and brain storming, there is a petition circulating on the […]

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City Builder: Embracing a city’s history, while building upon it

On the top of Queen Anne—a neighborhood comprised of stately homes and a quaint, bustling downtown—is an urban village that is the new home to a 140,000 square foot mixed-used development designed by Tiscareno Associates. It’s a balancing act that many builders and developers are carefully working to manage. How to increase the usability of […]

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Will the Seattle City Council Redline the Homeless?

A couple weeks ago the Seattle City Council engaged in some political intrigue around the passage of legislation out of committee allowing homeless encampments in parts of the city. The problem? A proposal from Councilmember Sawant to study allowing the so called “tent cities” in residential areas was scuttled by Councilmember Tim Burgess. Burgess, the President of the […]