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KeyArena nominated as a landmark
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KeyArena and three other buildings that are part of the redevelopment site for the arena are a step closer to becoming city landmarks.

24-story tower planned for site in the U District

By BRIAN MILLER

The mixed-use tower — with housing and retail — would be the tallest new structure in the U District in four decades.

Lawsuits say 2x4s don't measure up

The 2x4 and 4x4 boards used in the framework of most homes and wood fences just don't measure up to the dimensions in their names.

Seattle Opera starts work on its $60M new space at Seattle Center

By JOURNAL STAFF

Seattle Opera has started building its new $60 million civic home at Seattle Center. The site is on the east side of its performance space, Marion Oliver McCaw Hall.

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Tests show more high-rises in England have suspect panels

Tests so far have found that at least seven high-rise apartment buildings in England have combustible external panels like the ones believed to have contributed to a fire that killed 79 people in London, Prime Minister Theresa May's office said Thursday.


Summer vacation: Forget the hike — Where's the hammock?

By EMILY SWANSON and BETH J. HARPAZ

A new poll about summer travel finds that the No. 1 thing Americans want to do on vacation is ... nothing.




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TODAY'S STORIES

A & E
Seattle Opera starts work on its $60M new space at Seattle Center

Business
Senate GOP unveils ‘Obamacare' overhaul
Senate GOP health bill includes $1T in tax cuts
Insurance study ties legal pot to increase in car crash claims
Stock indexes hold steady
Foxconn may spend $10B on U.S. plants
AAA expects record travel over July 4th
Digital theme park opening in Thailand

Construction
Skanska places bridge girders in Tacoma
Report: Los Alamos lab safety lapses include mishandling of plutonium rods
Lawsuits say 2x4s don't measure up
Scaffolding fails at Philly job site
Tests show more high-rises in England have suspect panels

Environment
Yellowstone grizzly protections lifted
Giant tree hits the road today in $300,000 move

Weekend
Summer vacation: Forget the hike — Where's the hammock?
After Hours: 'Aviatrix' doc will premier at MOF
At the Movies: Coppola's ‘The Beguiled' disturbing and beautiful
Vacation in Maine for water, woods, art and adventure
Strange But True!
50 tall ships depart Boston
Shorter hours for visiting Machu Picchu

Real Estate
KeyArena nominated as a landmark
Bel-Red offices sold for $22M
24-story tower planned for site in the U District
Industrial property in Kent sold for $8M
Vegas cracks down on short-term rentals
Juneau tops list for millionaires

Giant tree hits the road today in $300,000 move

Texas-based Environmental Design says it'll take 12 hours to move the 10-story tree two blocks in Boise.


Skanska places bridge girders in Tacoma

By JOURNAL STAFF

The ramp connecting eastbound state Route 16 to northbound Interstate 5 in Tacoma has been closed a few nights this week so that crews can install eight concrete girders and build forms for the deck of a new northbound I-5 bridge.

After Hours: 'Aviatrix' doc will premier at MOF

The Museum of Flight will premiere a new documentary on July 8 about a woman in the 1930s who defied racial and gender bias to become a daredevil stunt pilot during the Golden Age of Aviation.




While some have declared the malls of America all but dead, developers and online retailers are redefining what it means to shop.

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PREVIOUS STORIES
Thursday
$ 3M road to Douglas Island in Juneau almost complete
Chambers Creek sewage treatment plant finishes $ 342M expansion and adds Demon
Building sells for $ 3.4M; better view coming soon
Des Moines business park Phase III sells for $ 43.6M
Corps worker dies at Alaska job site
More summer visas for temp workers
Gateway Arch museum delayed
Empty NYC bus rolls down street
Energy official pleads guilty to bribery
Lake City Center sells for $ 8M
Historic Seattle gives out awards and Optimism Brewing is a winner
Regulators move to pull plug at $ 8B Mississippi coal plant
Tacoma wants a developer to build office space above this 1969 garage
New $ 50M fund to buy pot properties
Steam pipe explosion buckles street in downtown Baltimore
Ready for a revolution in urban transportation?
Buildings soar skyward as modular frame systems evolve
Don’t question the value of green design — bank on it
What's it like for homebuyers now? ‘Terrible'
Westbank tees up 3 big projects in Seattle
Unused building? Consider housing homeless families there
Renters seek buildings that reflect their lifestyles
Affordable housing gets a boost from impact investors
Bremerton’s triple treat: affordability, nature, life balance
When it comes to apartments, one size doesn’t fit all
Mini housing booms in Hong Kong but there's nothing small about the prices
CEO gone, Uber tries to clean up its act
Experts see uphill fight against age-related job discrimination
Insurance exchanges holding up — barely
Energy stocks dive anew
New towers create a construction tango in downtown Seattle





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