Pioneer Square http://www.kplu.org en Building project aims to revitalize Pioneer Square and Seattle http://www.kplu.org/post/building-project-aims-revitalize-pioneer-square-and-seattle <p>Construction of a shiny, new high rise is underway in Seattle&rsquo;s oldest neighborhood. Residents, elected officials and the developer ushered in the Pioneer Square project they say will bring big changes to the entire city.</p><p>While one new building on the outskirts of downtown doesn&rsquo;t seem like cause for a big to-do, King County&rsquo;s executive, a couple of councilmembers and a former mayor all came out to the ground breaking.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 28 Sep 2011 01:51:43 +0000 Charla Bear 2746 at http://www.kplu.org Building project aims to revitalize Pioneer Square and Seattle Another major retailer leaving Pioneer Square: Masins http://www.kplu.org/post/another-major-retailer-leaving-pioneer-square-masins <p>Another landmark retailer is leaving Seattle&rsquo;s Pioneer Square.&nbsp;</p><p>Masins Fine Furnishing and Interior Design has put its building up for lease and started looking for another Seattle location where its customers won&rsquo;t get so many parking tickets.</p><p> Fri, 02 Sep 2011 15:58:04 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 2519 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle's Pioneer Square could get internet boost http://www.kplu.org/post/seattles-pioneer-square-could-get-internet-boost <p>A new effort could make internet speeds 100 times faster for some small businesses and residential customers in Seattle. Mayor Mike McGinn announced a plan to bring fiber optic broadband to Pioneer Square as part of an ongoing effort to revitalize the neighborhood.</p><p> Tue, 24 May 2011 00:14:13 +0000 Charla Bear 1649 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle's Pioneer Square could get internet boost Artists' building endangered by Seattle tunnel project http://www.kplu.org/post/artists-building-endangered-seattle-tunnel-project <p>The deep bore tunnel that will replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct along Seattle&#39;s waterfront could be bad news for the century-old Western Building in Pioneer Square. &nbsp;</p><p>The six story building sits on top of fill dirt and rotted pilings, and the Washington Transportation Department says it could settle a few inches during construction. &nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 21 Dec 2010 22:14:35 +0000 Dave Meyer 410 at http://www.kplu.org Artists' building endangered by Seattle tunnel project