Slowly but surely it seems that the worst of times has past and the real estate market is on the mend. New construction projects are moving forward, and soon enough the footprint of South Lake Union in Seattle will be dramatically changed.
What is remarkable, with all of the new technologies of the day, is that personal craftsmanship has waned buildings are just not meant to last. Take time when you can to appreciate the treasures in your neighborhood, public and private.
Here are a few construction shots from long ago. Does anyone recognize the builders or the homes?