South Lake Union http://www.kplu.org en Center for Wooden Boats Expands in Bustling South Lake Union http://www.kplu.org/post/center-wooden-boats-expands-bustling-south-lake-union <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Another new building is coming to South Lake Union, but this one will not be a workspace for Amazon </span>techies<span style="line-height: 1.5;">—</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">unless, that is, they like to build wooden boats.</span></p><p>The Center for Wooden Boats plans to start constructing its new education center in Lake Union Park this winter. &nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Ashley Gross 9573 at http://www.kplu.org Center for Wooden Boats Expands in Bustling South Lake Union Will South Lake Union rezone actually protect more views? http://www.kplu.org/post/will-south-lake-union-rezone-actually-protect-more-views <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Will allowing tall buildings in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood block views of the Space Needle? One Seattle City Council member says the rezone will actually preserve more views.</span></p><p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 11:59:00 +0000 Ashley Gross 8205 at http://www.kplu.org Will South Lake Union rezone actually protect more views? Seattle deal would trade iconic views to preserve farmland and forests http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-deal-would-trade-iconic-views-preserve-farmland-and-forests <p>Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn and King County Executive Dow Constantine have proposed <a href="http://www.kingcounty.gov/exec/news/release/2012/July/23_partnerships.aspx">new development incentives</a> for Seattle&#39;s bustling South Lake Union neighborhood.</p><p>The program would <a href="http://www.seattle.gov/dpd/Planning/South_Lake_Union/Overview/default.asp">allow dramatically taller buildings </a>in exchange for extra funds from developers to preserve farmland and forests in rural King County.</p> Tue, 24 Jul 2012 19:10:35 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 5694 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle deal would trade iconic views to preserve farmland and forests Seattle celebrates Amazon.com's new headquarters in South Lake Union neighborhood http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-celebrates-amazoncoms-new-headquarters-south-lake-union-neighborhood <p>One of Seattle&#39;s most famous employers is moving. City leaders are celebrating&hellip;because online-retailing giant <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Locations-Careers/b/ref=amb_link_5763692_4?ie=UTF8&amp;node=239366011&amp;pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&amp;pf_rd_s=left-4&amp;pf_rd_r=06ACEX0Z6NC4AKRA6QYE&amp;pf_rd_t=101&amp;pf_rd_p=1273688042&amp;pf_rd_i=239364011">Amazon.com</a> is only moving a few miles across town.&nbsp;</p><p>The new headquarters complex is large enough to house several thousand employees.</p> Wed, 23 Mar 2011 00:00:22 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 1053 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle celebrates Amazon.com's new headquarters in South Lake Union neighborhood