The 1930s span “would make the perfect present for someone who has always wanted their own bridge, but didn’t know quite where to start.”
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we’ve come across in the last seven days.
The Northwest is America's capital of hoppy beer.
Following San Francisco’s lead, Seattle and New York City have introduced initiatives to regularize workers’ hours.
Stop by to watch it disappear, or maybe chip some flakes off for your gin and tonic.
Somebody call the fireboat?
The city plans to salute everybody’s favorite chomping-yellow orb with a new street mural.
Once blighted and overlooked, these small streets are transforming into community and sustainability hotspots.
The ephemeral artworks celebrate the city’s newly extended “C Line.”
After magnetizing the city with his pine cone-chucking, whittling antics, Seattle’s tree-climbing dude is back on terra firma.
With bike thefts rampant and often unreported, a lone vigilante might be the savior robbed cyclists need.
El Niño could roar back to life in March, potentially dropping more than 100 inches of snow on the mountains.
“Horses ... had great trouble going from Second to First and several fell, breaking shafts and harness.”
The city released an online map tool for natural hazards.
From the gas tax to the state license service fee—in one chart.
The city and Alta Planning are using the high-tech cycle to assess safety issues like potholes and obstructions.
Fitting, given the city’s reputation for actual clouds and cloud-based computing.
It’s drier near the water, because the city’s weather makes no sense.