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Brian Miller
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January 14, 2021

On the Block: U District crane count stands at 2 — for now

There was a flurry of permits issued late last year in the University District, resulting in a bevy of active new construction sites. A recent stroll reveals more excavators than cranes, but that's about to change. Light rail is coming next fall. Vaccines are coming this year. And students may be returning to normal in-person classes at the U-Dub next autumn. Developers are racing to house them — and post-graduate renters, too, who'll enjoy a rail commute of under 15 minutes to downtown.

Photo by Brian Miller [enlarge]
Looking down 12th, in the foreground (behind the cable truck): demolition for The Standard. In the background, behind the landmarked Villa Camini: Lakeview’s crane is up.

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