Globe Light Goals

Property Watch: Late-60s Design and Lake Washington Views

This Mercer Island home offers three unique fireplaces and matching midcentury cabinets throughout.

12/08/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Open Water

Property Watch: Peak Paul Thiry by Golden Gardens

Seattle's pioneer modernist designed this waterfront home near Golden Gardens.

11/03/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Arboretum Atmosphere

Property Watch: A Midcentury Modern Marvel by Ira Cummings

The design by Ira Cummings and Japanese landscaping make this Seattle real estate marvel shine in Rainier Beach, listed by Berkshire Hathaway.

10/27/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Mansionesque

Property Watch: A Little Slice of Mansion Life in Capitol Hill

This $735K condo conversion in a 1908 building has reverence to its original era—and a lofted suite.

09/29/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Habitat

A Rural Retreat in Sultan Creates Angles of Repose

Architect David Coleman designed a custom home in Sultan, Washington, with complex geometry and lots of sunlight.

09/03/2021 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Lara Swimmer

Recc It Ralph

Property Watch: A Tidy Ralph Anderson Home in Queen Anne

This home by the iconic architect has two-story windows, a lush backyard, and some fresh updates.

03/31/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Tiny Castles

Property Watch: A Fairy-Tale Apartment in Capitol Hill

Come for the whimsical revival architecture, stay for the giant back deck.

03/17/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd Photography by PNW Home Photography

Off-Grid Architecture

Property Watch: A Blakely Island Enclave Designed by Architect Jim Olson

No time like the present to buy a remote island village in the San Juans.

01/13/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Clean Slates

Starting Over in a Midcentury House in Seward Park

A modern facelift turns a fixer-upper into a gathering spot—with a stunning home office.

01/13/2021 By Karin Vandraiss Photography by Michael Duryea

Welcome to the Dollhouse

Property Watch: A Leschi Victorian with a Pearl Jam Connection

A turreted mansion for sale near Frink Park balances old-timey charm with livability.

01/06/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Dull By Design

If New Construction Looked Better, Might We Resist It Less?

You know the buildings: mixed-use cubes with flat windows and colored panels...

04/08/2020 By Stefan Milne

HABITAT

How a Former Cannabis Maven Transformed Her Waterfront Vashon Island Home

Susie Gress's TV-famous gathering space brims with Northwest contemporary architecture.

11/26/2019 By Karin Vandraiss

Habitat

Mike Kunnen Gives Seattle a View of the Past

The Magnolia craftsman uses traditional window-making techniques to restore timelessness to classic houses.

04/23/2019 By Stefan Milne Photography by Will Austin

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do March 22–24

A Last Comic Standing finalist comes to Laughs Comedy Club, a Puyallup band rocks the Showbox, and a Seattleite reads his murderous debut novel.

03/22/2019 By Gwen Hughes

One-Sentence Stories

Sweet Sun, Global Ichiro Fandom, and Busmageddon

Your weekly dose of city news in short.

03/22/2019 By Haley Gray

Character Flaws

History’s Not a Facade

With the Showbox under threat, we look at how other such historic preservations have played out in the city.

09/11/2018 By Stefan Milne

Welcome Lit

Hugo House Returns to Capitol Hill

Two years after the destruction of its eponymous home, the writing center reopens in its new mixed-use building. Can arts and astronomical rent coexist?

08/14/2018 By Stefan Milne

Your Best Shot

Reader's Lens August 2018

Each month we choose a photo from Seattle’s Instagram community to highlight in our print issue and online. (Tag #seattlemet in your posts for a chance to be featured!)

07/17/2018

Habitat

This Lake Washington Home Belongs on the Mediterranean

How Tuscany—and Pinterest—inspired a Laurelhurst transformation.

07/17/2017 By Darren Davis

Street View

Could the Solution to Homelessness Be Geodesic?

Dome sweet dome.

07/14/2017 By James Ross Gardner