Views of a Former Fort

Fort Lawton is located on a point of land that juts out into Puget Sound just 5 miles north of downtown Seattle. The location was selected for a fort in 1896 by the Secretary of War.  Fort Lawton has seen a lot of activity through its history–during World War II it was the second largest… Read More Views of a Former Fort

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Heart Bomb: Seattle

  “When asked why they moved to [certain] areas, residents often talk about the desire to live somewhere distinctive, to be some place rather than no place.” – Stephanie Meeks (from her fantastic article on why historic districts are important). Happy Valentine’s Day! Heart bombing started in Buffalo, New York, several years ago as a way for preservationists to… Read More Heart Bomb: Seattle

Taking Center Stage: Seattle’s Moore Theater

Theaters have long been locations of architectural intrigue and extravagance. The marquis alone at theaters like the Chicago Theater and Portland’s Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall are iconic (a boy at my college had the Portland marquis tattooed on his arm!). The Moore Theater may be less noticeable from the exterior (the white-glazed terra cotta siding is… Read More Taking Center Stage: Seattle’s Moore Theater