AIA Seattle Home of Distinction: Gabled Elegance
A trip to Germany influenced the design of this Issaquah gem
Tall, angular, elegant and earthy, the Grunewald residence in Issaquah is a sanctuary where a modern-day Abraham Lincoln might have been comfortable hanging his hat. Lincoln didn’t mix metaphors, and neither does Adams Architecture. Led by life partners Anne C.and John H. Adams, the Seattle firm functions best when paired with homeowners whose goals accommodate…
This Floating Home on Lake Union is a Primo House Party Boat
A floating home on Lake Union provides everyday peace and a place to entertain.
Docked in the Eastlake neighborhood, the first floor of this floating home houses the master bed and bath, with the communal spaces just above, and roof access via sliding ladder.
Take in the Views From This Stunning Issaquah House on the Hill
A family relocates to a contemporary jewel box built into a sloping site with beautiful views.
When a couple with two teenagers moved from Chicago to Seattle to build a new house in the Issaquah Highlands, they sought out architect Ryan Stephenson for his modern, minimalist approach to design. They asked for a home with lots of natural light, plenty of open and usable space and a clean, unobstructed flow. They…
Ramshackle Wallingford Bungalow Gets a Stylish Overhaul
Twin sisters choose a simpler life in the city and get a major upgrade when they downsize.
An eye-catching island is the statement piece of the kitchen/dining/living space in this Wallingford bungalow. Remodeled by J.A.S. Design Build for retired sisters Mary Speckart and Melinda Lloyd, the pair wanted to downsize from their two separate reside
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Tom Skerritt remains more committed than ever to the creative economy in the Northwest
Tom Skerritt is one of Seattle’s 25 most influential people reshaping our region. #mostinfluential Fans were understandably disappointed to learn that Tom Skerritt wasn’t asked to reprise his role as Commander Mike “Viper” Metcalf in “Top Gun 2.” “You can’t beat Tom Skerritt with a gun,” wrote one fan on Twitter. Skerritt has said that…
The Pursuit of Nobility: Interview with Lenny Wilkens
One of Seattle’s greatest sports icons eyes return of NBA
On a recent edition of three-time Emmy-award winning sports TV talk show “Pardon The Interruption,” cohost Michael Wilbon heaped lavish praise on NBA legend and Seattle icon Lenny Wilkens in celebration of his 85th birthday. Wilbon noted that he’s a “basketball Hall of Famer three times over” [as a player, coach and assistant coach of…