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
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- Inside Mars Hill's massive meltdown
- I'm a recovering Mars Hill true believer
- The Daily Troll: Leavenworth fire danger balloons. Microsoft's big goodbye. Legislature's (un)popularity.
- How useful is Bell Street Park, actually?
- Microsoft and the Smartphone Problem
- Fellow lawmakers question Pam Roach's handling of finances, campaign rules
- Bellevue abandons affordable housing in shiny Spring District
- A big hole in NW diversity
- Seattle may need to pick up more costs on South Lake Union streetcar
- Why Seattle's future and its parks are better with yes on Prop 1
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- Why Seattle's future and its parks are better with yes on Prop 1 (53)
- Inside Mars Hill's massive meltdown (33)
- Seattle may need to pick up more costs on South Lake Union streetcar (35)
- Why to vote no on Prop 1's metropolitan parks district (22)
- How useful is Bell Street Park, actually? (17)
- Bellevue abandons affordable housing in shiny Spring District (16)
- Seattle parks: What's with a mid-summer vote on a long-term change? (63)
- The Daily Troll: Leavenworth fire danger balloons. Microsoft's big goodbye. Legislature's (un)popularity. (10)
- Hitting and killing a cyclist? That'll be $175 (129)
- A big hole in NW diversity (11)
Roots of Tomorrow
Roots of Tomorrow: The glory and drama of Seattle's condo uprising.READ MORE 15 COMMENTS
Roots of Tomorrow: An Italian family laid the groundwork for Seattle's best urban idea -- then watched as the city took over.READ MORE 5 COMMENTS
Roots of Tomorrow: Before the Beacon Food Forest and rooftop gardens, Seattle had a more original urban food revival.READ MORE 3 COMMENTS
Despite his “Mayor McSchwinn” label, Mike McGinn isn’t the first City Hall occupant to deserve the "Bike Mayor" mantle.READ MORE 5 COMMENTS
Roots of Tomorrow: How Seattle's car boom turned safe, peaceful streets into a game of pedestrian frogger.READ MORE 10 COMMENTS
Roots of Tomorrow: How Seattle fell under the spell of four wheeled vehicles.READ MORE 8 COMMENTS
Roots of Tomorrow: In the early 1900s, Bellevue was just a little junction with a thing for strawberries. That didn't stop James Ditty from imagining a major metropolis rising from his rural Eastside fields.READ MORE 4 COMMENTS
Roots of Tomorrow: Seattle's bike paths went from world class ... to roads in just a decade.READ MORE 13 COMMENTS
Roots of Tomorrow: Today, bike activists fight for equal treatment on the streets of a city choked by traffic. Yesterday, they were bruisers, going toe-to-toe with teamsters and tripping over cattle.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
Seattle fancies itself a modern city. But the bike paths, density and urban visioning we crow about aren't really so innovative as we'd all like to think.READ MORE 3 COMMENTS
Roots of Tomorrow: Urbanism in our Blood, a Crosscut series by Knute Berger, highlights Seattle's modern-day urbanism and explores its deep roots in area heritage.
- 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?
- A hole in Seattle's downtown development
- Housing: Can Seattle get supply and demand right?
- Why Seattle's future depends on low-rise, older neighborhoods
- Ballard's redevelopment: It's a dog-eat-dog world
- Crosscut launches new Knute Berger urbanism eBook
- Living with risk: Yes, but don't you love the view?
- 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?