Website Revamp

Rachel the Piggy Bank, Pike Place Market

For the next several weeks, PugetSoundScape will be going under a website revamp.

Currently planned are a website redesign, a lower percentage of development photo articles, and a higher percentage of opinions, because people like opinions, right?

Seattle Skyscraper Projects Infographic – September 2014

Several large buildings are being proposed or are under construction in Seattle, adding homes, offices, stores, parking, and more to meet demand. Featured in this infographic are building projects in Seattle which include skyscrapers at least 200’ tall.

Continue reading Seattle Skyscraper Projects Infographic – September 2014

News Roundup: Big Rock

A collection of recent news:

  • Puget Sound Dental Clinic to open location in Lynnwood (Lynnwood Today, November 8, 2014)
  • Lynnwood’s sales tax increase proposition for transportation has 52.74% no vote (Lynnwood Today, November 9, 2014)
  • Trinity Lutheran’s Everett student housing project moves forward (The Everett Herald, November 11, 2014)
  • 4-story Public Storage proposed near Mukilteo [File Number: 14 114199 ACUP] (Snohomish County, November 12, 2014)
  • Neighbors complain about abandoned houses in Mukilteo (Mukilteo Beacon, November 12, 2014)
  • Old news: Lynnwood TC fills to capacity on workdays (Lynnwood Today, November 13, 2014)
  • Old news: Mountlake Terrace TC fills to capacity on workdays (MLTnews, November 13, 2014)
  • Routing out crime, drugs, homeless encampments, & squatters in unincorporated Snohomish County (The Everett Herald, November 16, 2014)
  • The top 8 code violation types in Mukilteo (Mukilteo Beacon, November 19, 2014)
  • Big rock unearthed at the Courtyard by Marriott Everett site (The Everett Herald, November 20, 2014)
  • Also, the big rock now has a Twitter account (The Everett HerBoulderald, November 20, 2014)
  • Sound Transit to seek new fees & taxes to expand bus & light rail service (The Seattle Times, November 20, 2014)

This is an open thread.

Everett Development Photos: November 2014

Skotdal Apartment Project – Everett, WA

The following photos are of different project sites in Everett. All photos were taken on November 10, 2014. The projects shown here are:

  • Silver Lake Vue
  • Northlake Court Townhomes
  • The Reserve at Everett
  • Walmart – Cascade View
  • 3515 Hoyt Avenue
  • Hampton Inn by Hilton Everett
  • Potala Market Place
  • Skotdal Apartment Project
  • Courtyard by Marriott Everett

Area-wise, the 1st & 2nd projects are in Southeast Everett, the 3rd & 4th projects are in South Everett, and the rest are in & around Downtown Everett. The photo gallery can be found here.

Continue reading Everett Development Photos: November 2014

News Roundup: Lynnwood Midrises

A collection of recent news:

  • Two recent building proposals for the former Alderwood Grade School site (City of Lynnwood):
  • Former Everett nursing home being converted into 85 apartments for seniors (The Everett Herald, October 17, 2014)
  • Point Wells redeveloper wants to pay Snohomish County for more personnel to expedite the permitting process (The Everett Herald, October 20, 2014)
  • Sundquist Homes proposes 31 homes at the former City Church in Mountlake Terrace (MLTnews, October 22, 2014)
  • Detached condo owners near Mukilteo stuck with $15,000 sewer repair bill (The Everett Herald, October 24, 2014)
  • A concept for the former Evergreen Elementary site in Mountlake Terrace (nextMLT, October 24, 2014)
  • Chick-fil-a begins construction on new Lynnwood store (Lynnwood Today, October 26, 2014)
  • Lynnwood plans to modify zoning around Alderwood Mall (Lynnwood Today, October 26, 2014)
  • A train trench in Downtown Edmonds should cost $250-$290 million (My Edmonds News, November 3, 2014)
  • Commute times are increasing in Snohomish County (The Everett Herald, November 3, 2014)
  • Edmonds’ Westgate zoning changes delayed again (My Edmonds News, November 4, 2014)
  • Everett plans to strengthen its property nuisance laws (My Everett News, November 6, 2014)
  • Dwayne Lane now allowed to build car lot at Arlington’s Island Crossing, with conditions (The Everett Herald, November 7, 2014)
  • Five Corners roundabout completed in Edmonds (My Edmonds News, November 7, 2014)

This is an open thread.

Mountlake Terrace Development Photos: October 2014

Mountlake Townhomes, Mountlake Terrace, WA

The following photos were taken in Mountlake Terrace. The projects shown here are:

  • Vineyard Park at Mountlake Terrace
  • Mountlake Townhomes
  • Cedar Cottages

Neighborhood-wise, the 1st & 2nd projects are in Downtown Mountlake Terrace, and the 3rd is in Gateway.

The photo gallery can be found here.

Continue reading Mountlake Terrace Development Photos: October 2014

Lynnwood Development Photos: September 2014

Avalon Alderwood Phase I, Lynnwood, WA

The following photos are of different project sites in the Lynnwood area. All photos were taken on September 30 and October 1, 2014. The projects shown here are:

  • Lynnwood
    • Lynnwood Crossroads Shopping Center
    • Lynnview Apartments
    • Ryann Building
    • Bartell Drugs Alderwood
    • Kelsey Corner
    • Lynnwood Place
  • Alderwood Manor Census-Designated Place
    • Motif Apartments
    • Brexton Place
    • Arbor Mist
  • North Lynnwood Census-Designated Place
    • Avalon Alderwood Phase I
    • Tivalli
    • Meadowdale Vista
  • Meadowdale Census-Designated Place
    • The Preserve at Meadowdale Beach
    • Glennwick Grove

The photo gallery can be found here.

Continue reading Lynnwood Development Photos: September 2014

Mukilteo Development Photos: August 2014

Possession Heights, Mukilteo, WA

The following photos were taken in Mukilteo, Picnic Point CDP, and the Fairmount neighborhood of the former Paine Field-Lake Stickney CDP. The Picnic Point CDP and Fairmount are planned to be annexed by Mukilteo. The projects shown here are:

  • Bryland Ridge (Picnic Point CDP)
  • Azi Lee Estates (Picnic Point CDP)
  • The Vantage (Fairmount/Former Paine Field-Lake Stickney CDP)
  • Mukilteo Academy
  • Islamic Center of Mukilteo
  • Possession Heights
  • Westbrook Ridge
  • Pinecrest/Hidden Pointe

The photo gallery can be found here.

Continue reading Mukilteo Development Photos: August 2014

Everett Development Photos: July 2014

Potala Farmers’ Market – Everett, WA

The following photos are of different project sites in Everett. All photos were taken on July 17, 2014. The projects shown here are:

  • The Reserve at Everett
  • Walmart – Cascade View
  • Olive Garden – Everett Mall
  • Hampton Inn by Hilton Everett
  • Potala Farmers’ Market
  • Skotdal Apartment Project
  • Courtyard by Marriott Everett
  • Trinity Lutheran College Residence Hall

Area-wise, the 1st-3rd projects are in South Everett, and the rest are in & around Downtown Everett. The photo gallery can be found here.

Continue reading Everett Development Photos: July 2014

Lynnwood Development Photos: July 2014

Alder Way – Lynnwood, WA

The following photos are of different project sites in the Lynnwood area. All photos were taken on July 10, 2014. The projects shown here are:

  • Lynnwood
    • Cedar Valley Office Park
    • 19406 44th Avenue West
    • Bartell Drugs Alderwood
    • Ryann Building
  • Alderwood Manor Census-Designated Place
    • Arbor Mist
    • Motif Apartments
    • Brexton Place
  • North Lynnwood Census-Designated Place
    • Alder Way
    • Meadowdale Vista
  • Meadowdale Census-Designated Place
    • The Preserve at Meadowdale Beach

The photo gallery can be found here.

Continue reading Lynnwood Development Photos: July 2014