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Holland apartment tower along Madison to start after crews demolish McDonald's
Image by Ankrom Moisan Architects
Holland Partner Group is finally getting ready to break ground on a 17-story apartment tower at 1001 Minor Ave. on First Hill.

Architect says city can keep old buildings even as construction booms

By LYNN PORTER

Matt Aalfs says cities need new construction, but they are more interesting if they have buildings from different periods.



It’s your turn to vote on which project should get top honors for DJC's Building of the Year.
 
The architect, general contractor and owner of the winning building will each get a commemorative plaque, and the DJC will have a drawing to pick one voter to win an Amazon Echo.

VOTE NOW!

Tarragon starts 135 units in Bothell

By BRIAN MILLER

Tarragon has started construction on a 135-unit apartment project at 18420 102nd Ave. N.E. in Bothell.


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Goodman sells Vive apartments for $24M

By JOURNAL STAFF

King County records show the sale of the Vive apartments in Ballard for $24 million. The sellers were four LLCs associated with Goodman Real Estate.

Ikea opens replacement Renton store

By JOURNAL STAFF

The new store has Ikea's updated design and layout, as well as a larger 600-seat restaurant serving Swedish specialties

Apollo 11 capsule tour will include stay in Seattle

By JESSICA GRESKO

The Apollo 11 command module, which traveled more than 950,000 miles to take Americans to the moon and back in 1969, is going on a road trip, leaving the Smithsonian for the first time in more than four decades.

Online options for Oscar-nominated flicks

By ANICK JESDANUN

More movies and cheaper options arrive online Tuesday for movie fans still needing to catch up on Oscar-nominated flicks.




TODAY'S STORIES

A & E
Architect says city can keep old buildings even as construction booms

Business
Thurston County's new approach is putting fewer young offenders in detention center
Accreditation for WSU med school
Flu season rough on small businesses
Nordstrom quarter beats expectations
$750,000 award in Daimler bias suit
Oregon to boost can, bottle deposits
Stocks end mixed as investors seek safety
Test-driving a new car? Take the tech for a spin

Construction
Newly raised section of Bayonne Bridge opens to traffic; will allow larger ships to pass below
UConn moves forward with $46M ‘athletic district'
Ikea opens replacement Renton store
As businesses move to big cities, company towns seek new identities
Advocates urge judge to block dam
2 casino projects for Airway Heights

Environment
New push to drill in Alaska refuge

Weekend
Apollo 11 capsule tour will include stay in Seattle
Online options for Oscar-nominated flicks
Strange But True!
At the Movies: ‘Great Wall' far from being a great movie
After Hours: John Grade show is at Davidson
Norwegian Air plans bargain flights
How about trying digital graffiti

Real Estate
Local leaders join new arena panel
Holland apartment tower along Madison to start after crews demolish McDonald's
Tarragon starts 135 units in Bothell
Oregon coast faces housing shortage
Goodman sells Vive apartments for $24M


As businesses move to big cities, company towns seek new identities

By SARA BURNETT

Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis planned to open this year's State of the City speech by thanking Caterpillar Inc. for its longtime commitment to the central Illinois town, declaring “We wouldn't be Peoria without Caterpillar.”


Newly raised section of Bayonne Bridge opens to traffic; will allow larger ships to pass below

The new roadway was built while the existing roadway remained in service below.


Do you have renderings or photos of recent projects? Share them with DJC readers. Send high-resolution images and information to maude.scott@djc.com.




Developed by Skanska USA Commercial Development and designed by Pickard Chilton Architects, 2andU will occupy most of the block between First and Second avenues and University and Seneca streets.

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