An early apartment redevelopment plan has been filed at 8550 164th Ave. N.E., a little north of downtown Redmond. The property isn't listed for sale. The two married owners may be intending to sell, pending city approval of the plan by developer Robert Pantley's Natural & Built Environments.
The saga of the endangered but temporarily protected Showbox, at 1426 First Ave., has taken another turn. As expected, Historic Seattle has made an offer on the music club, now with the nonprofit Seattle Theatre Group as its partner. The two announced their bid, but not the amount, late Tuesday.
It was more than a bit cheeky and misleading for NAIOP to label its November breakfast meeting the “Battle of the Economists,” since the good-natured duel elicited not a drop of blood. (Though I did get red jam on my sweater sleeve while reaching for the coffee, so some damage was inflicted.)
E.J. Brandt and David Benscoter, who together form the nonprofit Lost Apple Project, log countless hours and hundreds of miles in trucks, on all-terrain vehicles and on foot to find orchards planted by settlers as they pushed west more than a century ago.