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2121 Fifth tower adds a story and more hotel rooms thanks to HALA
Image by Caron Architecture
Tsang Enterprises, the developer proposing a hotel/apartment tower at 2121 Fifth Ave., has filed an application for a master use permit for what has now become an 18-story tower.

Stantec buys Inventrix, 22-person Seattle firm

By LYNN PORTER

The mechanical engineering firm was founded in 2005 by Jason Smith, who will become a Stantec principal.

Sound Transit hits the ‘go button' on $54B ST3

By JOURNAL STAFF

Sound Transit has unveiled its plans to kick off one of the nation's most ambitious public transit capital investment programs. By the end of the year, the agency said it will be planning, designing or building 24 train and bus projects in Snohomish, King and Pierce counties.

$300,000 posh, public loo opens in NYC park

By VERENA DOBNIK

More than 1 million people a year are expected to use the new bathroom, which was funded privately by Bryant Park Corp., a not-for-profit that manages the city park.


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Major fix is done at West Point plant

By JOURNAL STAFF

Operations at the state's largest sewage treatment plant are back to normal after a February electrical failure resulted in flooding that damaged equipment.

U.S. hasn't cornered the market on border walls; here's a sampling of big fences around the world

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Walls can have consequences, like destroying neighborhoods, harming the environment and preventing innocent victims from reaching safety.

After Hours: Rep has extended ‘Here Lies Love'

Seattle Rep said the musicial “Here Lies Love” has been extended through June 18.



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Real Estate
2121 Fifth tower adds a story and more hotel rooms thanks to HALA

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The 98,000-square-foot building is expected to open in October.

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SDOT mulls new Magnolia Bridge

By JOURNAL STAFF

The city of Seattle is seeking an engineering consultant to study options for a Magnolia Bridge replacement — again.




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