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By Clair Enlow

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August 2, 2017

Design Perspectives: WSCC addition's public benefits: How much is enough?

By CLAIR ENLOW
Special to the Journal

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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