A global study into urbanization's impact on white clover shows that the plant is evolving to survive alongside us in Puget Sound.
With new ways to attract movie and TV producers, will Washington’s film industry get its big break?
Sports arenas and stadiums have long been the site of major civic battles.
Mayor Victoria Woodards' high ambitions take aim at more than problems with policing.
We’re gathering your questions on housing and homelessness, policing and public safety, taxes, and more big issues impacting the city.
'Solar schools’ could help the city in an age of intensifying extreme weather events.
Minoru Yamasaki's work emphasized humanism and democracy. It left a significant mark on our built environment.
A so-called Vision Zero city, Seattle has a lofty goal of eliminating traffic fatalities and serious injuries. The city has averaged about 20 deaths a year over the past decade.
Nurturing Roots fosters community where gentrification creates a barrier to owning land.
Four new books make the case that a city’s character — and its potential for bold change — lies in the little details.
Air conditioning is rare in Seattle, but if we want to breathe indoors amid hotter, smokier summers, we’ll have to take action — soon.
The climate crisis has added new urgency to an ambitious idea.
Vancouver’s Expo ’86 was the last time North America hosted a world’s fair. Here’s what made it a golden moment.
COVID-19 turned businesses and cultural institutions into vital community gathering places. In the post-pandemic era, we should keep it up.
When it comes to cars, traffic congestion is a more pressing threat to our quality of life than souped-up rides on public streets.
Crosscut’s new columnist digs into how the Pacific Northwest’s biggest cities can grow sustainably and equitably, and serve us all better.