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WSU prof honored for long ‘obsession' with both architecture and landscape
Photo by Jim Van Gundy
When Washington State University professor and architect Paul Hirzel was designing The Canyon House on the Clearwater River in Juliaetta, Idaho, he spied an amazing basalt knoll about 200 feet above the water.

104 affordable units planned on King Street

By BRIAN MILLER

If you're pining for dumplings at the Four Seas, at 714 S. King St. in the International District, it's too late.

1920 building nominated as landmark

By JOURNAL STAFF

Seattle's Landmarks Preservation Board on Wednesday nominated as a city landmark the 1920 Rhodes Brothers/Heiden Building, which is on a site in Belltown where developer Martin Selig plans a high rise.

Iliad Apartments sell on Capitol Hill for $9M

By BRIAN MILLER

The Iliad Apartments, at 112 Bellevue Ave. E., sold for $9.1 million, according to King County records.

Northwest School buys site for $2.4M

By JOURNAL STAFF

The Northwest School expanded its Capitol Hill campus last year after snatching up three neighboring properties, but the private prep school wasn't ready to put away its checkbook just yet.


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Viaduct closing this weekend

By JOURNAL STAFF

WSDOT is closing the southbound lanes of the Alaskan Way Viaduct tonight and Saturday for road work.


At the Movies: ‘Jurassic World 2' leans on nostalgia, contrivances

By LINDSEY BAHR

In the hands of a new director, J.A. Bayona, with Chris Pratt's high-wattage charisma on full blast and a fair amount of self-aware humor intact, there are certainly worse ways to spend a couple hours in the air-conditioned multiplex this summer.

54 Greenwood units sell for $16M

By JOURNAL STAFF

The Sierra on Greenwood, at 11222-11244 Greenwood Ave. N., has sold for almost $16.2 million, according to King County records.


Dig it: Archaeologists scour Woodstock ‘69 concert field

By MICHAEL HILL

Archaeologists scouring the grassy hillside famously trampled during the 1969 Woodstock music festival carefully sifted through the dirt from a time of peace, love, protest and good vibes.

Average wage here grows to $62,000

By JOURNAL STAFF

Washington's average annual wage grew by 5.0 percent in 2017 to $61,887, according to the state Employment Security Department. That's the largest percentage increase year-over-year since 2007.




TODAY'S STORIES

A & E
WSU prof honored for long ‘obsession' with both architecture and landscape

Business
Big Apple has a gigantic plumbing leak
Something extra in your online cart? Tax
Average wage here grows to $62,000
Legal pot will roll out differently in Canada
Trade dispute sends stocks sharply lower
Newport eyed for silicon smelter

Construction
Viaduct closing this weekend
Malaysia skycraper to move ahead

Environment
Oregon on alert for mosquito boom
Alaska oil terminal to be dismantled

Weekend
See what made Salvador Dali tick on a fantastic road trip in Spain
Christo's artwork floats on a lake in London
Dig it: Archaeologists scour Woodstock ‘69 concert field
At the Movies: ‘Jurassic World 2' leans on nostalgia, contrivances
After Hours: Big Hurt Sept. 22: Bike, kayak and run
Yayoi Kusama project coming to New York
Sport fishing closure for Kenai River

Real Estate
1920 building nominated as landmark
Northwest School buys site for $2.4M
Iliad Apartments sell on Capitol Hill for $9M
54 Greenwood units sell for $16M
104 affordable units planned on King Street

Christo's artwork floats on a lake in London

By JILL LAWLESS

The ducks, geese and hardy cold-water swimmers in London's Hyde Park have a new neighbor: a monumental floating structure made from 7,506 stacked barrels colored bright red, mauve and blue.


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.



See what made Salvador Dali tick on a fantastic road trip in Spain

By DANA SCHIMMEL

If the name Salvador Dali conjures images of melting watches and one conspicuous mustache but not much else, then a visit to Spain's “Dali Triangle” will not only make for a fantastic road trip, it will show that there's so much more to the renowned surrealist's work.

After Hours: Big Hurt Sept. 22: Bike, kayak and run

Start training now for the Big Hurt on Saturday, Sept. 22, a four-leg multi-sport test of endurance, strength and tenacity on the Olympic Peninsula.



Got a favorite tree? The online, crowd-sourced project "Forest for the Trees" wants your story.

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