Analyses of Seattle’s downtown rebirth seem to be in vogue of late, both from here and afar. From Jon Talton in The Seattle Times to Richard Florida inThe Atlantic Cities, writers are holding up small mirrors to the central city-scape—like the “Claude Glass” used by landscape painters of old—to create motivating and exciting images of of the evolving economy of the city I call home.
These perceptions showcase a walkable, creative-class city where transit meets the commerce of the future. However, in reality…
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