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Thursday, November 20, 2014 -- 1:56 pm
#Throwback Thursday: Cornish College of the Arts Turns 100
Seattle - ... at Cornish College of the Arts, date unknown. Today the college's art and design classes take place at its South Lake Union campus; photo courtesy of Cornish College of the Arts "It's hard to imagine Seattle having the arts scene that it does ... Read more...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 -- 7:42 pm
Paul Allen shares his toys with Seattle
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... Gates on the path to founding the company." Photo: Ted S. Warren, Ap Allen even has his own neighborhood: South Lake Union. OK, he doesn't own the entire thing. But he did spur development of the neighborhood, which got crazy hot after Amazon moved ... Read more...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 -- 1:00 am
Seattle Seattle's 11 best new restaurants of 2014 Hotness Level: -- 141 --shares on FacebookRead more
Thrillist - ... otherworldly, but the Four Seasons-adjacent space is one of the more stunning spots to eat in the city. South Lake Union Finally! A place worth braving the miserable amounts of traffic and construction in South Lake Union. Osteria Rigoletto is a ... Read more...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 -- 10:15 am
Setting the Scene for 2015
Planning - ... the convention center. Is economic development on your agenda? Head over to the Innovation Districts of South Lake Union, tour Starbucks' headquarters, or watch the ships and harbor seals come in at the Ballard Locks. Or get on the water at the ... Read more...
Monday, November 17, 2014 -- 10:47 pm
Seattle 'hoods then and now ... from space
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Here is South Lake Union seen from space in June 1961. It's the earliest satellite image Google Earth Pro had available of that area. Read more...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 -- 4:31 pm
5 best oyster happy hours in Seattle
Seattle Times - ... near the meat department, you're pretty far back already. Consider walking two blocks north to this South Lake Union seafood restaurant for 75-cent oysters. The deal is offered daily from 4-6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. to closing. 300 Westlake Ave. N. ... Read more...
Saturday, November 8, 2014 -- 4:31 pm
3 female developers reshaping parts of Seattle
Seattle Times - Lisa Picard, the force behind this mixed-use building rising on Fairview Avenue North in South Lake Union, is a Seattle-based executive for Skanska USA. She completed her first Skanska project in Seattle in August: the new Brooks Sports headquarters in Fremont. Read more...
Friday, November 7, 2014 -- 5:03 pm
Sen. Murray lays on another fundraiser
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - U.S. Sen. Patty Murray isn't stopping with Sunday's fundraiser on Queen Anne. She will come down from the hill for a Monday soiree at the headquarters of Vulcan, the South Lake Union real estate development firm of Paul Allen. Read more...
Friday, November 7, 2014 -- 6:08 am
WA: Future Late but Looks Bright for First Hill Streetcars
Mass Transit - ... open a year late in 2015. A seventh new train, funded by Amazon for $3.7 million, will run on the existing South Lake Union line. The First Hill line begins on Broadway at the future Capitol Hill light-rail station. It passes Seattle Central ... Read more...
Thursday, November 6, 2014 -- 10:13 am
Big new skyscraper planned for Second and University designed to look like a forest
Business Journal - ... Skanska said. This activity shows that the center of Seattle's business district is shifting away from South Lake Union, where Amazon.com's headquarters is located. "The location of 2&U is really at the seam of our city," Skanska Executive Vice ... Read more...
Thursday, November 6, 2014 -- 8:00 am
Skanska plans downtown office tower on Samis block
Seattle Times - ... project, Stone34, opened in June. Skanska also is building 400 Fairview, a 14-story office building in South Lake Union, and Alley 111, a mixed-use apartment building, in downtown Bellevue. The Seattle Times 12-month wall calendar features ... Read more...
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 -- 4:57 pm
What does Prop. 1's approval mean for your bus route?
Crosscut.com - ... 1 revenue would go toward routes in fast-growing neighborhoods, including West Seattle, Ballard and South Lake Union. "Nobody wants to wait in the rain at California and Alaska only to see an overcrowded bus," Murray said, referring to an ... Read more...
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 -- 5:44 pm
Amazon’s new campus to be heated with recycled energy
Seattle Times - ... stop Seattle City Light from building new infrastructure to accommodate other growth in Denny Triangle and South Lake Union, officials say. That means the project won't provide much relief for ordinary electricity customers, who are helping to pay ... Read more...
Monday, November 3, 2014 -- 10:10 am
What I learned pedaling the Pronto! Marathon
Crosscut.com - ... share system launched on October 8 with 500 bikes and 50 stations clustered in the University District, South Lake Union, Queen Anne, Capitol Hill, First Hill and Downtown. I've ridden bike share bikes in Boston and Washington D.C. I have my own ... Read more...
Saturday, November 1, 2014 -- 12:31 am
Bicyclists come together as Connect Ballard
Examiner.com - With progress being made downtown and on for Westlake Ave N., Connect Seattle is focusing on Ballard . South Lake Union may be the fastest growing neighborhood in Seattle, but Ballard continues to attract residents, businesses and visitors. Read more...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 -- 3:30 pm
City Council introduces developer fees to support affordable housing
Capitol Hill Times - With the cost of renting an apartment in Seattle at an all-time high, City Councilmembers Mike O'Brien and Sally Clark with Affordable Housing Linkage Fees, which the councilmembers hope will increase the supply of low-cost rental units across the city. Currently, the Incentive Zoning Program requires developers in the downtown and South Lake Union areas to either make approximately five percent of their units affordable for renters making 80 percent of the area median income, or pay a fee that would contribute to the city's affordable housing trust. Read more...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 -- 2:56 am
Transfer Payment
Real Change - ... separate routes. The split could also allow for an extension of each route. The C line would motor through South Lake Union, and the D line would have stops in Pioneer Square. Money from Prop. 1 could also be used to continue "Metro's trend of ... Read more...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 -- 3:30 pm
More protected bike lanes, greenways coming to the Hill
Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter - ... from any of 50 automated "docking stations" that are mostly clustered between Downtown, Capitol Hill, and South Lake Union, plus a handful of outposts in the University District. Customers ride for up to 30 minutes, after which they can park the ... Read more...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 -- 8:09 pm
The Rise of the Edible Insect
Seattle Weekly - ... the dining room at Shanik, the sleekly appointed Indian restaurant Dhalwala opened two years ago in South Lake Union, is as dim as the late-afternoon skies outside, where a soft rain has begun to fall. The dinner rush is hours away and a pleasant ... Read more...
Thursday, October 23, 2014 -- 8:34 pm
What’s with all the mysterious art on Denny Way?
Seattle Times - ... so much the space influences the piece, as much as the music is itself is a way to experience the place." South Lake Union's rapid development proved a challenge for staging the piece. "The neighborhood is changing so rapidly, all the maps I've ... Read more...

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