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Frank Lloyd Wright tower is opening for public tours

By M.L. JOHNSON

The 15-story tower at SC Johnson's headquarters in Wisconsin is regarded as one of the most important examples of cantilevered architecture.


Nine projects win ASLA awards for landscapes

By JOURNAL STAFF

The Washington Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects picked nine projects to win its 2014 Professional Awards.


Issaquah schools seeking GC/CM

By JOURNAL STAFF

Issaquah School District No. 411 is seeking a general contractor/construction manager for its District Core Area project that involves work at Issaquah Middle School, Clark Elementary School and Tiger Mountain Community High School.


New home for Kirkland kidney center

By JOURNAL STAFF

The new facility is twice as large as the old space, and has 20 dialysis stations instead of 15.


Some projects of note near Yesler Terrace

By JOURNAL STAFF

Its first apartment project near Yesler Terrace — Anthem on 12th — is under construction, so Spectrum Development Solutions is preparing for the second.


Splashy plan unveiled for $15M pool in NYC river

Forget schlepping to Jones Beach or down the Jersey Shore. A Brooklyn design team said Tuesday that New York's East River could be the next great place for a summer swim.


Duke: coal ash removal from N.C. rivers would cost $10B

By MICHAEL BIESECKER

The company's proposal is to remove coal ash stored at three power plants, but leave much of it at other sites covered with tarps and soil.


The Mercer Garage roof becomes an award-winning public garden

By LYNN PORTER

The garden on top of a three-story garage near Seattle Center won this year's top award from the Washington Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.


Idaho man gets jail for stealing BLM sandstone

Prosecutors say Brian Kirkpatrick started stealing the sandstone in November 2012 and selling it commercially for landscape projects.


Apartments sold for $13M in U District

By JOURNAL STAFF

An entity that shares an address with local real estate company Gibraltar paid $13 million for an eight-story, 80-unit apartment building in the University District that was built in 1928.


Mercy Housing picked for Othello site

By JOURNAL STAFF

Sound Transit has selected Mercy Housing Northwest to build a 108-unit apartment building on a site it owns near the Othello Link light rail station in South Seattle.


Existing home sales slip to 20-month low

By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER

Rising prices and a tight supply of available homes discouraged many would-be buyers


Cracked dam cost will be about $61M

Dealing with that cracked dam on the Columbia River is going to cost about $61 million.


Virginia Beach may try again for arena

By BROCK VERGAKIS

City leaders are considering an 18,000-seat arena that could help land a pro team and boost tourism during the winter.


Dubai rebuilding airport runways

Two runways at Dubai International Airport will be closed at alternate times during the project.


Six Flags to build Dubai theme park

The park will be in the Jebel Ali area, which is home to the region's biggest port and aluminum smelter.


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The case involved a contractor’s attempt to foreclose a lien that included the unpaid balance of its written contract plus unwritten change orders.




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Disaster-resiliency expert Stephen Flynn says we can do a better job preparing for the worst.

The case involved a contractor’s attempt to foreclose a lien that included the unpaid balance of its written contract plus unwritten change orders.

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