Who Designed The Talisman!?

The Talisman, a mid-century condo building on First Hill, is often said to be designed by Space Needle architect John Graham. However, after much digging filmmaker Andy Blubaugh, isn’t so sure: The Talisman was not, as far as I can tell, actually designed by John Graham. The only record I can find of any connection… Read More

Starter Loft at the Talisman

We feature a lot of sweet lofts here. But not everyone can afford a million dollar loft in the heart of Capitol Hill. So for those of you looking for a “starter loft” there’s one the Talisman (1000 Union St). Unit 209 is only 508 square feet, but it does look like a double height… Read More

Mid-Century Modern Loft

Mid-century fans, here’s the condo for you. The Talisman is a mid-century building designed by Space Needle architect John Graham. And today a loft, #313, hit the market for $215k. For that you get 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and 600 square feet. We expect this place to go fast even though there is no parking.

Penthouse at the Talisman

Units at the Talisman always seem to be a hit here. They also always seem to be around $200k. This penthouse unit breaks that trend. It’s a 823 square foot 2 bedroom unit priced at $399,950. Only one floor though. But it has a sky light: The unit seems to have some history. Originally it… Read More

Mid-Century Loft At Talisman

I know you folks like the Talisman so here’s another unit for you that just came on the market, #309. 535 square feet for $250k. Looks like they paid attention to detail: I don’t know about the heated marble floors though…

MLS Watch

Another unit at Talisman Everyone was hot on Talisman when a unit came on the market a few weeks ago. Here’s another. This one, #214, is $249,950. However, the interior of this one is definitely not to my taste. Eastlake Lofts #201 is new to the market. But a little pricey at $590,000 for 949… Read More

Updated Talisman Loft Unit

Unit 402 looks to be a nice updated unit at the Talisman building on First Hill. It’s $269,950 for 527 square feet. And if you’re looking for something even cheaper, funkier but still urbn, check out this $75k houseboat on Lake Union.

MLS Watch: 2 lofts, price reductions, crazy carpet

19th Ave Lofts #203 is available for $390,000. But I think the kitchen needs updating (if I were to update it I’d push it back under the sleeping loft to open up more of the living room): #311 also just came on the market for $475,000 for 983 square feet and two parking spots. Compare… Read More

MLS Watch: $5.9 mil and everything else

2200 vs Cosmo Inventory Glut Match 36 versus 39. Winner: Cosmo. Cristalla There are 5 units available at Cristalla. The most recent to come on the market is a 436 square foot studio at $379,990. Only $872/sq ft. I guess I’ll stop bitching about Trace’s price per square foot. But it does have a $6,000… Read More