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By Clair Enlow
August 2, 2017
Time and money are limited, and the line of good ideas is long. But there are no rules about how to pick what “public benefits” should come from the largest downtown project we've seen in a generation: the $1.6 billion expansion of the Washington State Convention Center.
The project is going to erase more than an acre of street segments, and city laws say Seattle is owed public benefits in exchange for that loss.
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