A look at Ballard Blocks II

With demolition underway on 46th St., construction on the Ballard Blocks II development is closer to a reality. Here’s what it will look like… The building designed by Clark Design Group is pursuing the LEED-CS Silver Certification. There will be a high-efficiency HVAC system and a 12,000 square foot vegetated roof. The Ballard Blocks II […]

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Green cottages almost ready

The 60th Street Cottages at 22nd Ave. & 60th St. that we wrote about earlier this year are scheduled to be complete early next month. The 4-star green certified homes are billed as an alternative to the cookie-cutter townhouses. It’s high-density living without the shared walls, although the 9 homes sit just feet from each […]

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Traffic closures and detours on 15th Ave.

Update: SDOT has made some changes to its earlier planned closures and detours. The West Nickerson/West Emerson St. exit will now be closed just this Friday night. Work crews will begin to pave the northbound lanes of Elliott Avenue West and 15th Avenue West between West Lee Street and the Ballard Bridge next week, 7 p.m-6 a.m. daily, weather permitting. At least one traffic lane in each direction will remain open. Click through for more details…

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Bring peds, bikes to Golden Gardens Dr.

That’s what anonymously posted fliers are touting at the construction site where flooding washed out a portion of the road last December. The organizer(s) suggest the drive be turned into a one-way road for traffic going downhill, with the uphill lane converted into a bike and pedestrian path. It’s being pitched as a way to enhance bicycle […]

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