The city council passed legislation in 2008 that was supposed to be temporary, but stronger measures still haven’t taken root.
Seattle's 'Ramps to Nowhere,' built 50 years ago to feed an imagined expressway, are finally coming down.
Cross-laminated timber building could help fight climate change. But its threat to ecosystems could make it a mixed blessing.
In the state's next budget, lawmakers should invest in projects that help us walk, roll, and bike — not drive.
Proponents of increased density say it's better for the climate and housing affordability. Opponents worry about property values and the loss of traditional neighborhoods.
A Crosscut photographer finds inspiration in his young daughter's approach to the art form.
Five things we should do to protect the public from chronic crime and persistent offenders in the popular downtown corridor.
From neglected gargoyles to noise assaults perpetrated by the Navy, this year has been a doozy.
Cash poor and property rich, churches should consider developing what they're not using.
The latest deaths on Aurora Avenue should have Seattle thinking differently about car culture.
White people are returning to the same parts of Seattle past generations helped segregate. But we're not helpless in the fight against displacement.
A new study is attempting to link salmon exposure to toxic substances in wastewater, to orca health
Jim Ellis helped the city with sewage, transportation, and water quality systems. His big, systemic thinking is a model we should follow.
Built in small clusters, the 8-by-12-foot tiny houses provide shelter, safety and human dignity for people without a home.
City Hall has an opportunity to make the city more livable for all of us — and to fight climate change along the way.
The $143.5M sale in South Lake Union will raise millions for affordable housing, but what could Seattle accomplish with a little more imagination?