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Alaskan Way Viaduct demolition is complete

Bye forever, viaduct!

Giant Rainier Square project gets a slight adjustment

A hotel slated for the block isn’t happening—so amid-rise building connecting an old and new skyscraper will look just a little different.

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9 skyscrapers under construction in and around downtown Seattle

Projects transforming the downtown skyline

Adaptive reuse of former funeral home breaks ground in Fremont

Bleitz Funeral Home is getting a new life as new office space springs up around it

Plymouth plans to build 800 permanent homes for people experiencing homelessness

The organization has long operated under a "Housing First" model.

El Corazon and the Funhouse will be in current building for ‘the next few years,’ owner says

The plan is to give the venue operators input on their new home

Seattle construction crane collapse: What we know

What happened, and what comes next?

Seattle Center Arena will take longer—and cost more

Meanwhile, the interior of the old Key Arena has been stripped, ready to be demolished, save for the roof.

The State Hotel is open in historic Eitel Building

The opening follows a dramatic restoration

In the Central District, the Liberty Bank Building celebrates black heritage—and a resilient future

The community-led development provides 115 units of affordable housing in a neighborhood fraught with displacement.

Passenger flights out of Everett’s Paine Field start in March

Alaska Airlines and United are already selling tickets

Historic Eitel Building will open as State Hotel in March

The dramatic restoration is nearing completion

Plans take shape for 21-story Skyline retirement tower in First Hill

Olympic Tower will house an additional 72 luxury units

Seattle’s massive Hyatt Regency opens its doors downtown

With more than 1,200 guest rooms, it’s the largest hotel in the Northwest

With an NHL franchise approved, Seattle Center Arena prepares to break ground

The $700 million project was designed to court NHL and NBA teams

Expedia shares details for new Seattle campus

The waterfront digs are surrounded by Myrtle Edwards and Centennial Park

Office and retail space planned for Bleitz Funeral Home site

Developer Pastakia + Associates plans to repurpose the historic building as part of the four-story project

Here’s how State Route 99 will be redirected through the tunnel

The whole process will take about three weeks

Graduate Seattle opens in former Hotel Deca

The university-centered hotel chain aims to combine Deco heritage with modern Seattle

New Sea-Tac Airport concourse opens to passengers

Passengers will be shuttled to and from their planes from an annex by Concourse D

First of two Valdok buildings opens in Ballard

The multifamily complexes are named after one of the previous property owners

Tunnel opening celebration is also a chance to say goodbye to the Viaduct

One last chance to walk, run, or ride this February

Modular hotel stacks up in South Lake Union

264 rooms were built in Europe and assembled in Seattle

Sea-Tac Airport’s new annex gives extra space to wait for a plane

Passengers will be shuttled to and from their planes from an annex by Concourse D

Kiara apartment tower opens in South Lake Union

Featuring a whole lot of dog amenity space

Seattle City Council approves Key Arena renovation agreements

The $700 million project can move forward—with completion scheduled for 2020

The Alaskan Way Viaduct will close forever on January 11

The long-awaited retirement of the doomed stretch of SR-99 has a date

King County orders modular units for shelters and housing

Modular structures will be used in three projects: with at least one in Seattle and one in Shoreline

The State Route 99 tunnel gets its stripes—and giant running stick figures

The tunnel could open this fall

Third Avenue expands bus- and bike-only hours starting now

Private cars are banned from the street for most hours of the day

Bill to loop Showbox into Pike Place Market district approved by City Council

This loops the building in with the Market for 10 months, giving the city longer to think about a solution.

Effort to loop the Showbox into the Pike Place Market historic district continues

Complete with a Katy Perry stamp of approval

Three more Seattle apartment projects go condo

That’s five pivots in the past two months

Seattle City Council could stall Showbox development

An ordinance would expand the Pike Place Market historic district—temporarily

Capitol Hill development at 13th and Pike will be condos

The Weber Thompson-designed building is the first new condo building to come up in Capitol Hill in a long time

See Seattle from 500 feet through the Space Needle’s rotating glass floor

Called the Loupe, the new floor gives a view not just of the people milling about below, but the inner workings of the building.

Here’s how contractors will renovate Key Arena

The now-$700 million project will upgrade the facility, but keep the roof

Seattle remains the crane capitol of the US

Seattle’s been No. 1 for a minute

Expedia campus construction will renovate—and reroute—part of the Elliott Bay Trail

While the new campus ultimately means trail improvements, it also means a detour for cyclists during construction.