With 100% of its energy provided on-site by solar panels and its water harvested entirely from rain, a new six-story building in Seattle is being hailed as the greenest commercial structure in the world. It’s not that the 50,000 square foot building has dramatic new green technologies, but it’s that the best of them are wrapped into a model green building. The Bullitt Center houses the Bullitt Foundation, an important environmental foundation, run by Denis [...]
2626 Roche Harbor Road, Friday Harbor, WA 98250 An architectural beauty, designed by renowned island architect Geoffrey Prentiss. 5 acres in a beautiful & private setting just outside of town. Main house has wood plank floors, exposed beams, large windows, stunning architectural details, wonderful kitchen, 2 fireplaces, gigantic master suite, second bedroom, large den/office, 2 bathrooms and 2 oversized decks, perfect for relaxation and entertaining. Fully wired 3-car garage. Guest/rental home has 2 bedrooms and [...]
24207 139th Ave SE, Kent WA 98042 Fantastic home in popular Meridian Valley Country Club. The expansive floor plan & light-filled spaces gracefully combine efficiency & comfort. Formal living & dining room, vaulted ceilings, two fireplaces & views of Mt. Rainier. Updated kitchen opens to beautiful & private backyard. Master bedroom w/ bath & walk-in closet. Daylight basement w/ family room, oversized 2-car garage, extra storage, newer appliances, double pane windows and sprinkler system. Great [...]
A completely remodeled home in a great location – steps from Loyal Heights Community Center and beautiful Salmon Bay Park. The upper floor features a living room, two bedrooms, a full bath and an updated kitchen. Downstairs you’ll find a huge room (master suite? media/rec room?), 3/4 bath, workshop with storage and a laundry room. Newer roof, refinished hardwood floors and new paint throughout. Relax or entertain in your large & private backyard. Detached garage [...]
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Great examples of contemporary WA state architecture.
It was once one of the top 10 most endangered pieces of architecture in America. Today the only remaining hotel designed by Frank Lloyd Wright has been restored to its former glory and is open for business again. Click here to watch the video on BBC News.
Get involved in Phinney-Greenwood’s new ‘greenway’.
- Evanston P-Patch Garden Party this Sunday
- Storytelling, plant care, farmers market, poetry and jazz, instrumental concert in Greenwood and Phinney Ridge this weekend
- New Seattle Parks and Recreation superintendent to visit Bitter Lake Community Center Sept. 2
- Neighborhood Walking Audit tonight will look at how to make pedestrian crossings safer
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