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We are for creating more housing of all types, in all neighborhoods, for all levels of income. We are for jobs. We are for opportunity. We are for change. We are for innovation. We are for progress. We are for growth! We are for jobs. We are for opportunity. We are for change. We are for innovation. We are for progress. We are for growth!

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Too Long; Didn’t Read Tuesday: A Long Ago Exchange Over the Roosevelt Upzones

You really ought to be sure you check your Facebook messenger inbox. You may find some fascinating things in there. I have found messages from people trying to reach me from years ago; because we we’re friends on Facebook I never saw the message. You’re also sure to find ancient dialogues that will stir your […]

Eagan: Amazon Took the “Soul” of Seattle?

A recent column in the New York Times by Timothy Egan exposes the depth of assumptions held by many in our community about Amazon, growth, and housing. The exposure isn’t so much in the content of Egan’s column but it’s form, a kind of wistful obituary for a city that, according to Eagan, was once a […]

Mental Health Issues: Angry Magnolia Neighbors Open Their Heads

In this line of work I’ve heard just about everything from worries about exploding sinks to weepy testimonials about how some townhouses mean certain death. When people fear change they’ll come up with just about every excuse why the change is bad except for what they’re really worried about: it’s called a red herring, something […]