historic buildings http://www.kplu.org en Greening up historic buildings: Seattle’s Town Hall as case study http://www.kplu.org/post/greening-historic-buildings-seattle-s-town-hall-case-study <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Seattle has been in the spotlight lately as the home to the world’s greenest new office building, the </span><a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/can-seattle-building-save-world" style="line-height: 1.5;">Bullitt Center</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Also under construction is the headquarters of Brooks Sports in Fremont, which promises to be “deep green.”</span></p><p>But what about all the buildings that are already standing?</p> Mon, 13 May 2013 17:59:05 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 8744 at http://www.kplu.org Greening up historic buildings: Seattle’s Town Hall as case study Frye Hotel celebrates 100 years - fourteen as low-income housing http://www.kplu.org/post/frye-hotel-celebrates-100-years-fourteen-low-income-housing <p>When the Frye Hotel opened for business, President Roosevelt was a guest at the grand opening. That&#39;s <em>Theodore</em> Roosevelt. The new hotel was a hot spot for important gatherings and conventions. Like the National Association of Master Horseshoers and Blacksmiths.</p><p>The year was 1911. That&#39;s three years before the iconic Smith Tower - also pictured above - was constructed.</p><p>Today the Frye Hotel has federal landmark status and is part of the <a href="http://www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/preservation/pioneersquare.htm">Pioneer Square Historic </a>District.</p> Tue, 10 May 2011 20:01:47 +0000 Gary Crawford 1568 at http://www.kplu.org Frye Hotel celebrates 100 years - fourteen as low-income housing