Archive for May 4th, 2012
We examine the future of Yesler Terrace, Seattle's oldest public housing development and the nation's first racially integrated public housing. Built in 1941, Yesler Terrace's aging buildings are falling apart. It also sits on 30 acres of valuable real estate on the edge of downtown. How should the city proceed with redeveloping[More]
Posted: May 4th, 2012 under City Issues, Economy, Growth and Development, Housing and Human Services, Take 21.
Tags: Brian Callanan, City Inside/Out, Development, Neighborhoods, public housing, Yesler Terrace
We drop by photographer Davis Freeman's installation at Seattle Center featuring life-size portraits of young social entrepreneurs and have a good laugh with actor/director Frank Ferrante who takes on the great Groucho Marx. Hungry? We track down Where Ya At Matt? for the best N'Orleans-inspired po'boy in town and settle in for[More]
Posted: May 4th, 2012 under Art Zine, Music, Take 21, Theater.
Tags: Art Zone, Food, Music, Nancy Guppy, theater
By Feliks Banel It’s been fifty years since the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair, and a special anniversary celebration is underway to mark the occasion. The celebration is called “The Next Fifty,” and, like the fair, is a look forward to Seattle’s future. This time, it’s not so much about rockets and jetpacks[More]
Posted: May 4th, 2012 under City Issues, Take 21.
Tags: Next 50, Seattle Center