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King Street Station was Seattle’s long-awaited link to the rest of the nation

What $2,400 rents in Seattle right now

This price point includes a little house in Mount Baker, a two-bedroom duplex in Magnolia, and a loft in SLU.

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Hot housing market has fueled economic expansion—and inequality

CoreLogic report examined how overall economy has been tied to turnaround in housing market

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The Showbox gets its landmark designation

It’s officially nominated as a landmark—and still in a temporary historic district.

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The Curbed Seattle moving guide

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Smith Tower, more than a century old, goes LEED Platinum

One of Seattle’s most iconic landmarks just got a thoroughly modern green-building certification—even though it’s 105 years old.

Our guide to Seattle’s bike shares

Which bikes (and companies) are in town—and how are they different?

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Downtown Seattle is full of private-public spaces

Try these spots—including free views at Columbia Center—for secret little coffee breaks.

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20 beach towns near Seattle for little waterfront vacations

Some are perfect for a day, others are perfect for a weekend.

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The very best lesser-known parks around Seattle

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The ultimate guide to T-Mobile Park, home of the Seattle Mariners

How to eat, drink, get around, and explore

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10 Seattle-area ‘Twin Peaks’ filming locations

The real-life spots in Washington State built the fictional town of Twin Peaks—25 years ago and now.

What $1,500 rents in Seattle right now

For $1,500 a month, would you rent a Pioneer Square loft or a two-bedroom in West Seattle?

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How Amazon sunk its talons into your home

Alexa, one-day delivery, and in-house brands have extended the company’s already formidable reach.

Measure to reduce barriers to building ADUs in Seattle gets mayoral boost

After half a decade of planning, changes to laws governing backyard cottages are on the way—with more experimentation ahead on making them feasible.

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16 breathtaking Seattle-area botanical gardens

The Puget Sound has so many beautiful gardens to explore.

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10 Seattle renters’ rights your landlord doesn’t want you to know

Here’s what to be aware of before you sign your lease

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How trees can save us

They are the most effective, efficient, and immediate form of urban climate action —provided they’re planted where people need them most.

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20 small towns near Seattle you need to visit right now

Try these day and weekend trips to villages, islands, arts enclaves, and mountain towns.

Seattle's best neighborhoods for renting

Do you need cheap rent? Walkability? Transit?

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Something to do or see at every Seattle Link Light Rail stop

Public transit is a great way to see the city—and Link Light Rail will take you on a tour from University of Washington to Othello.

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13 small towns near Seattle to visit car-free

A car-free vacation is more than possible

Seattle’s best neighborhoods for living car-free

No matter what flavor of multimodal you are, there’s a neighborhood for you in the Emerald City—no personal vehicle required.

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Everything you need to know about Sea-Tac Airport

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, or Sea-Tac, is a local behemoth—an airport in an aviation town. Here’s how to eat, navigate, and relax as you wait for your flight.

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27 houseboats and floating homes for sale in Seattle right now

Live the floating life—literally—on Lake Union with these on-the-water homes in Westlake, Eastlake, and Wallingford.

Modern, shingled houseboat asks $519K in Wallingford

Docked by Gas Works Park, this home combines classic and contemporary design with wood shingles and metal sheeting.

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Washington State’s bummer place names, mapped

As much as we love it here, we all know it can be dreary sometimes in the Pacific Northwest—and as it turns out, many of our towns and geographical features have names to match.

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Seattle’s 22 best furniture and home decor stores

Give your pad a local makeover

Seattle City Council votes to reduce barriers to building ADUs

After half a decade of planning, changes to laws governing accessory dwelling units—like backyard cottages and mother-in-law apartments—are on the way.

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15 secret Seattle parks to seek out

Explore the nooks and crannies of Seattle with these hidden parks—from pocket parks to lesser-known gems.

What $1,600 rents in Seattle right now

A brand-new studio, a single-family house, and a collection of vintage apartments

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YIMBY in action: How pro-housing policies became a political rallying cry

Birthed by the housing crisis, can a push to build more homes become the centerpiece of a political coalition?

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101 ways to thrive in a city with kids

Make urban environments even more magical for little ones with these big—and small—ideas.

Tiny Lake Union houseboat offers tons of whimsy for $349K

A creative layout offers equal parts charm and utility, including a well-equipped kitchen, a sleeping loft, and an airy living room.

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10 Seattle parks for hosting cheap, outdoor events

Want a step up from blankets on the ground?

Seattle-designed prefab backyard cottage runs completely on solar power

The goal is an environmentally friendly, reliable build that costs less than conventional construction

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Where to watch Fourth of July fireworks in Seattle

The Fourth will be here before you know it (specifically, Tuesday) so take some time now to figure out your game plan.

Seattle Pride 2019: Parade routes, block party locations, and more

Our guide to the whole Pride weekend

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Seattle’s 10 best dog parks, mapped

Looking for a new spot for your pup to play? We have some ideas.

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Blight and vacant land are a national crisis for smaller cities

Efforts to reverse an "epidemic" of abandoned property, a stark sign of a stratifying economy.

Townhouse in historic Phinney Ridge enclave asks $1.15 million

It’s hard to find a townhouse with this much vintage charm—including a brick and terra cotta exterior, period millwork, and an elaborate courtyard.