Landmark Preservation Board 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 Deal expected to preserve Seattle P-I globe http://www.kplu.org/post/deal-expected-preserve-seattle-p-i-globe <p>An agreement among Hearst Corp., the city of Seattle and the Museum of History and Industry is expected to preserve the Seattle P-I globe, an icon of the city for more than 60 years.</p><div><p>The fate of the 18-ton, neon-lit orb has been uncertain since the Hearst-owned Seattle Post-Intelligencer ceased printing and became seattlepi.com in 2009.<a href="http://is.gd/WGypPJ "> The website reports that </a>three city council members who are all former reporters &mdash; Jean Godden, Tim Burgess and Sally Clark &mdash; are expected to announce an agreement to preserve the globe on Wednesday.</p><p> Mon, 05 Mar 2012 19:00:51 +0000 Jake Ellison & The Associated Press 4313 at http://www.kplu.org Deal expected to preserve Seattle P-I globe