Samantha Updegrave to pen Foreword

This is to announce that Samantha Updegrave, a senior urban planner for the Department of Planning and Development for the City of Seattle‬, has agreed to write the foreword to the Ghosts of Seattle Past Atlas. It is our hope that her insider knowledge will lend insight into the shape and direction of development going…

Films to Remember Lost Spaces

In a new rad collaboration between the Ghosts of Seattle Past and Northwest Film Forum’s project ‪#‎CitizenMinutes‬, we will be bringing you a series of short films featuring Ghosts’ contributors paying homage to lost Seattle spaces. First up: Paul Constant remembers On 15th Video.

Submissions Are Rolling In!

We’re not even halfway through our call for submissions, and so many fantastic artists and authors have already signed on to contribute to our Atlas-Anthology! We’re *nowhere near ready* to give all the names away, but here’s a partial list of heavy hitters to get the excitement and inspiration flowing: David Lasky, Mark Baumgarten Nicole…

Waterlines Project

Check out this eye-opening animation from The Burke Museum’s Waterlines Project showing just how much Pioneer Square has changed over the last 150 years. Take the 10 minutes to watch this one – it’s a serious reality check. See all of the other amazing work they’ve done on the full project here on their website!

Call for Submissions

Call for Submissions: Share your memories here Seattle has always been a boom town, shaped as much by the gold rush of the 19th century as by the explosion of the tech industry today. And yet, this most recent surge of development has provoked an outpouring of emotion and nostalgia, as week by week our…