The state transportation department is “full of real, genuine people,” says its spokeswoman, who just happen to be “not that great at art.”
For decades, a parking lot sat between two of downtown’s biggest amenities. Now it’s a vibrant public space that’s reinvigorating the historic Pike Place Market.
Writer Hanna Brooks Olsen guides CityLab through the Emerald City.
A morning roundup of the day’s news.
An award-winning visualization uses satellite imagery to reveal the ravages of development, fire, insects, and clear-cut logging.
Seattle built some of the longest highway bridges that float on water. Soon, one of them will carry a train system, too.
“It was my secret, a private spot, which, like so many others like it, was public land.”
This glorious, cinematic drone footage commemorates four long years of digging.
A new book invites Seattle residents to conjure the haunts that have vanished.
A Seattle donut shop turned a real 1940s sailboat into public space.
The lawsuit will claim that city officials aren’t breaking any laws by refusing to aid in federal law enforcement crackdowns.
Tag along as Bertha nears the end of its painstaking, four-year journey.
Retro arcade fans can while away the hours outdoors evading ghosts and gobbling pellets.
A new commission would advise officials on issues affecting renters and seek ways to enact stronger protections.
For a little Vietnamese pho shop in Seattle, home to a three-liter noodle bowl, popularity was a boon and a headache.
I live in a “hacker house,” but I’m not a tech bro. Here’s why it’s not so crazy to share a home with 17 roommates.
SoundTransit’s campaign uses disarming creatures to help riders in the famously passive-aggressive city learn how to coexist.
The panels are meant to stop the fatal, crushing trauma associated with getting run over.
Faced with the negotiating power of global shipping giants, the ports 32 miles apart decided to join together—and train up the workforce they’ll both need.
Will your city go into triage mode, double down on progressive policies, or flex its financial muscle in 2017?