Best of 2016: The roots of Seattle’s homeless crisis

This is the first in a three-part series about the region’s homelessness crisis. In the middle of the night on March 20, 1970, an arsonist…

Seattle’s homeless crisis: Where do we go from here?

This is the final piece in a three-part series about the region’s homelessness crisis. Read parts 1 and 2 here and here. It has been…

Seattle’s 30-year fight to end homelessness

This is the second in a three-part series about the region’s homelessness crisis. Read part 1 here. In a culmination of three decades of perpetual…

Homeless in Seattle: The roots of a crisis

This is the first in a three-part series about the region’s homelessness crisis. In the middle of the night on March 20, 1970, an arsonist…

When we paid caseworkers in cookies: A brief history of serving homeless youth

Editor's Note: Last month, Crosscut's Judy Lightfoot took a look at the current state of King County's services for homeless youth. In this prequel, writer…

Seattle’s Hotel de Gink

[caption id="attachment_75266" align="aligncenter" width="420"] Original site of Seattle's Hotel de Gink: 5th Ave between Madison and Spring[/caption] This year marks the 100th anniversary of one…