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The word it out. The City of Seattle’s ‘list’ of unreinforced masonry (URM) buildings is creating lots of news. See the Seattle Times and KIRO News links for more information.
Please note that if a building owner is changing the use of the building or doing a ‘substantial alteration’ to the building, seismically retrofitting is not optional, it is required.
Dan’s KUOW Interview / KUOW, Steve Scher / 04.21.14
Why Some Building's Aren't Ready for 'The Big One'
URM Building Policy Update / Seattle Deptartment of Construction and Inspections / Nancy H Devine, PE, SE / 04.20.16
1164 URM buildings are on the City of Seattle's list of structures that may require seismic upgrades.
Ferndale Library / The Daily Journal of Commerce / 11.22.17
The Ferndale Library won an Honorable Mention at the 2017 AIA Washington Council Civic Design Awards. The American Institute of … read more +
Cape Flattery Lighthouse Study / National Trust for Historic Preservation / 09.25.17
You can catch a glimpse of the Cape Flattery Lighthouse from the end of an isolated trail at the most … read more +
2218 First Belltown Apartments / The Daily Journal of Commerce, Brian Miller / 06.28.17
Located between Bell and Blanchard, an existing warehouse will be replaced with an 8-story new apartment building with a restaurant on the first floor.
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