Lofts For Rent Around Seattle

I started out writing about the Monterey Lofts unit that is available for rent (looks to be an interesting space in the LEED Silver certified building) but really, there are more lofts for rent out there than I expected so thought I’d list a few. What you will find below is a mix of lofts… Read More

Lofts, Flats, and Apartments for Rent

There’s been all this talk about apartment projects getting started, but those properties won’t be rent-ready for a year or two – so here’s a sampling of what’s available now. And it’s about time since the last time we did a roundup on rentals was over a year ago. First, the bad news. One of… Read More

A Tour of The Packard Building

This afternoon I swung by the Packard Building on Capitol Hill for a tour of the just-about-finished apartments. Surprisingly, the tour was packed! The Packard was originally built in 1911 and in this latest renovation they preserved the original facade to ensure architectural and historical continuity for the neighborhood. Dennis Saxman was there but I… Read More

My first design review board experience

Curious about design reviews I decide to go to the 1210 11th Ave Early Design Guidance meeting tonight. I picked this project because it is very likely going to impact my view of downtown and if I’m going to have to listen to it buying built and stare it, it better be nice! As I… Read More