Rainier Beach Residents Fight to Preserve a Diverse American Dream
On a walk through Rainier Beach, Steve Scher finds an old Seattle neighborhood that’s trying to hold on in the wake of gentrification.
Rainier Beach residents enjoy the playground at Beer Sheva Park along Lake Washington.
Once One of Seattle’s Highest Crime Areas, High Point Has Transformed Into a Thriving, Diverse Community
When West Seattle’s low-income High Point neighborhood was redeveloped more than a decade ago, it was a bold experiment to create a thriving neighborhood of residents from different income and demographic backgrounds.
High Point, on the southeast edge of West Seattle, offers residents plenty of room to roam outdoors with pathways and parks located throughout the planned community.
Erica C. Barnett
The Vanishing Dream of Owning a Single-Family Home in Seattle
Looking for a newly built, ‘traditional’ single-family home in the Seattle market? Good luck with that.
Residential development in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood is emblematic of the trend toward packing two or more dwellings onto what used to be single-structure parcels.
Jeanne Lang Jones