by Guy Oron
(This article was originally published on Real Change and has been reprinted under an agreement.)
A City department entrusted with evaluating Seattle’s design review system appears to have recreated the very dysfunction it was supposed to resolve.
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by Agueda Pacheco Flores
You can see the tall western red cedar tree before turning onto South Mayflower Street in Seattle’s Seward Park neighborhood. Known as “May,” the tree is one of the tallest on the street. But one cannot appreciate May in full until you stand beside its thick trunk that splits into three, its branches soaring high above.
To the right of May is a house that’s under construction. Beside the tree is construction material: planks of lumber with stacks of heavy rebar on top.
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