March 2016

A Look at Seattle’s New ‘Modern Home’

Popping up as quickly as Craftsman knockoffs in the 2000s, contemporary homes are having a moment

Over the past decade, Seattle’s idea of the new home has shifted. Homeowners are trading in spacious front porches and…

Sheila Cain, with Sheila Mickool, Jessica Yadegaran, and Madeline Lootens with additional reporting by Jennifer Meyers

How Four-Plexes Can be Good for the Neighborhood

The softer side of the new multiplex residences that dot Ballard

When Karen Lawson and Sebastian Wright were looking for a place to call home two years ago, the boxy four-plex…

Sheila Cain, with Sheila Mickool, Jessica Yadegaran, and Madeline Lootens with additional reporting by Jennifer Meyers

What’s it Like to Live in Microhousing?

When it comes to living in a small space, it’s all about perspective

Roger valdez lives on the top floor of a multistory tower, with extensive views of the Olympics and the Seattle…

Sheila Cain, with Sheila Mickool, Jessica Yadegaran, and Madeline Lootens with additional reporting by Jennifer Meyers

9 Seattle Neighborhoods that are Hot Right Now

Despite reports of the demise of Seattle-area neighborhoods, we found several that are thriving

Despite reports of the demise of Seattle neighborhoods, we found several in and around the city that are thriving. While…

Sheila Cain, with Sheila Mickool, Jessica Yadegaran, and Madeline Lootens with additional reporting by Jennifer Meyers

Are We Losing our Religion? Searching for Spirituality in Seattle

We explore how yoga has become the new church, the legacy of Mark Driscoll and more

On Sunday morning, it’s time for yoga church. At 8 Limbs Yoga Center in West Seattle, 35–55 students attend a…

Michelle Feder

A Modern Renovation Retains this Tudor’s Original Charm

A Queen Anne family’s home proves not everything is as it seems

Strolling past the 1930 Tudor Revival home on North Queen Anne, the property looks much like its neighboring houses built…

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