Introduction Everyone drives a Hummer.
Old Box, New Corners Even the Eastside’s déclassé split-levels can be reborn. How a homely spec house got a makeover—instead of a bulldozer. By Brian Miller
Behold the Power of TOD! Wanna step out of the shower and onto the bus? The county has made it easy for you—but please put on your clothing first. By Mark D. Fefer
City on a Hill In the middle of nowhere, Redmond Ridge is a hugely popular master-planned development. Is it a model for living lightly on the land or a traffic-snarling mistake? By Mark D. Fefer
Eastside Oasis Two Seattle partisans go on a forced odyssey across the lake, discover that all roads lead to . . . Kirkland? By Laura Cassidy and Katie Millbauer