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Jeff Bezos Is a Brilliant Cheap Prick

“Parking at the company’s offices in South Lake Union costs $220 a month, and Amazon reimburses employees—for $180.” read the rest here.

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METROPOLIS [11] – Amazon.com Corporation

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Amazon, Art, Democracy

Billy King, a Seattle artist, writes an open letter to Jeff Bezos, imploring him to set aside 1% of Amazon real estate for “artist studios, craft workshops, daycare centers, immigrant start-up businesses and locations for incubator businesses like tech start-ups.”

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Enter the, uh, “Ama-zone”

Some days it’s really great to be a subscriber to Sotheby’s “Connoisseurs of Life” newsletter. The current email links to a story about the “Ama-zone” being constructed in SLU and the Denny Triangle. I won’t spoil the magic, but click … Continue reading

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Insignia Towers

I strayed a few blocks into the Denny Triangle this afternoon and came across the Insignia Towers construction site. I knew they were supposedly breaking ground back during the summer but had not been by myself. Here is the most … Continue reading

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“[Amazon is] driving urbanization”

The Seattle Times published an article this morning about how “Amazon is the undisputed heavyweight champion of downtown Seattle” real estate. A few choice excerpts: Amazon’s breathtaking growth — it has moved into about 2.7 million square feet in South … Continue reading

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SLU rezone and Amazonian towers

Here’s a rendering looking northeast toward SLU with the newly approved Amazon campus in the foreground, as well as some other towers that could be built if the rezone goes through. Images by VIA Architecture and annotations apparently by KING5 … Continue reading

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