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- Are the feds simply shielding Columbia River dams from wrecking balls?
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Real Estate / Land Use
Fresh from its minimum wage decision, the City Council wants to find a way to keep Seattle affordable.READ MORE 55 COMMENTS
A new report says diverse, low-rise districts beat new, high-rise ones at fostering creativity and attracting young residents.READ MORE 23 COMMENTS
Dog bites and highrises coalesce in the Scandinavian enclave turned wealthy hipster haven.READ MORE 23 COMMENTS
Today we're releasing a beefed up eBook version of Knute Berger's excellent 'Roots of Tomorrow' series. Your download includes new stories and expanded content -- including this piece by former Seattle mayor Greg Nickels.READ MORE 2 COMMENTS
Guest Opinion: An emergency management expert on why Washingtonians choose to live in areas vulnerable to a tsunami. Or an earthquake. Or a volcanic flow.READ MORE 9 COMMENTS
The multi-building King Street complex is meant to create a place, not merely lease-able space. And it works.READ MORE 7 COMMENTS
Commentary: Does anyone responsible for guiding Southeast Seattle's transit-oriented renaissance have a clue what's going on there?READ MORE 2 COMMENTS
Differing views about the virtues of density surround a City Council committee bill that would raise height limits around the Mount Baker light rail station.READ MORE 56 COMMENTS
By combining new investment with careful preservation, Oakland has managed to modernize without sacrificing neighborhood character - and characters.READ MORE 11 COMMENTS
The Daily Troll: Airbus happy in Mobile. Seattle's slow to respond. An Incredible shrinking legislator.
Plus, Issaquah voters want to bring back plastic bags.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
This weekend, NHabit will stack 49 pre-fab apartments on a 3rd Avenue lot.READ MORE 3 COMMENTS
The Daily Troll: Violate our government shutdown? Take this ticket. Different ways to tackle guns. Street lounges on 3rd Ave.
Density: Lot size matters.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
The Tacoma Art Museum wants to be the "heart of the city." Its new wing is driving an enlightened downtown redevelopment.READ MORE 5 COMMENTS
Talking about the Berlin HIV cure.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
The latest from news outlets and blogs around the Northwest and beyond, chosen by Crosscut editors.
Eastside home-buying wars heat up
"Would-be buyers in Bellevue and other Eastside communities are going above list prices, waiving inspection and writing flowery letters to sellers. And if they can pay in cash, all the better."
- First Avenue: Is a new streetcar the smartest plan?
- Macklemore: Clean up 'our river,' the Duwamish
- Ed Murray promises a 'summer of safety' in Seattle
- Life and violence in the Rainier Valley: 'My home is right here on Rainier Ave.'
- Life and violence in the Rainier Valley: 'It's complicated out here'
- Are we really ready for a big disaster?
- Earth Day: Real environmentalists are conservative. And live where it's green
- Inequality in greater Seattle: Tracking the possibly healthy differences among us
- The Daily Troll: State budget waiting for last-minute rush. Arsonist charged with fraud plot targeting witnesses in his case. 'Redskins' nickname voted out.
- Winslow (Un)Paves the Way
- The Chinese investors are coming
- Alley Movie Nights: Can you say urbanism without effort?
- Crosscut launches new Knute Berger urbanism eBook
- Cubes of Air: The coming of Seattle's condos
- Seattle's P-Patch godfather ditched the gold rush for gardening
- Yuppie-free & horsedrawn: The original Seattle farmers market
- Move over McGinn: Seattle's original bike mayor
- Seattle drivers: Atrocious from the start