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Designing Inclusive Cities

The allure of cities is undeniable, attracting residents by providing an array of opportunities, diversity, access to cultures, cuisine, and new experiences around every corner. Cities draw in new residents, consumers, and investments, but the influx of ­­­­resources does not always fall equitably across the urban realm. While some areas may surge ahead, other areas...

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Places to Instagram

Curbed Seattle posted a list of Top 15 Places to Instagram in Seattle (https://seattle.curbed.com/maps/seattle-outdoor-instagram-places-locations). We love their choices, and HEWITT has a few additional recommendations for other special places that are uniquely “Seattle”. Gridiron (590 1st Ave South, Pioneer Square) Capture a slice of Pioneer Square’s historic flair next to CenturyLink Field at the Gridiron...

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What’s hot this winter in Seattle, London, and New York? The Emerald, says Forbes!

It may be winter, but Forbes found plenty of hot property development happening to keep things exciting in the Emerald City. Cited as one of Seattle’s most anticipated condos, Forbes calls The Emerald “a jewel rising 40 stories along the waterfront… a gracious welcome to The Emerald City and its namesake condominium.” Also named in the article are Foster &...

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Sales coming soon for The Emerald condos

For those who want to be among the first to see the models of The Emerald‘s stunning design, unobstructed views, and learn about the five-star residential services, register online: TheEmeraldSeattle.com. A new, high-tech Sales Center will open in early 2019. The Registry PS recently covered the announcement of impeding opening of The Emerald gallery at...

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Sound Transit reports increased Link (& Sounder) ridership for Q3 2018

In its Quarterly Performance Report, Sound Transit shows that total ridership in the third quarter of 2018 increased by 2.8% over the same quarter in 2017. There are distinct increases to Link and Sounder ridership with some ridership declines for Tacoma Link and ST Express. The Link stations with the greatest percentage gains are the...

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Welcome to new HEWITT staff!

HEWITT welcomes three new staff to its Seattle-based office. New additions include Rosa Folla and Allison Ross as architecture staff and Dale Pusey as Project Accountant.

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Seattle is expecting new condos; meet Mama Tower

Julia Nagele, HEWITT Principal and Director of Design for Architecture, recently presented design concepts for Early Design Guidance with a compelling story about the genesis of the “Mama” and “Baby” tower design that received unanimous approval.

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68% completion progress for Northgate Link Extension

Northgate light rail extension is well underway with construction of guideway and three new stations – including Roosevelt and Northgate designed by HEWITT. Earlier this week, Sound Transit published an project update (reprinted below) with photos and details about station construction progress.

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