Displacing really useful and needed Island business is an interesting topic these days, as considers .
News of disappearing for new development while a gazillion new apartments being built (see the picture above of the new "Aviara" project) emerge from the hillside site of the old Safeway is a little disconcerting, in my view. Where are all their cars going to go? The already overloaded ?
Hopefully these condo units will look a bit better on the outside when the finish exteriors are installed (What is it, you may ask? It's insulating foam sheathing on the wood framing).
It is really unfortunate that it's located right next door to one of Mercer Island's most attractive office buildings, the .
Our recent City Councils have not done a good job of guiding the inevitable growth of our once attractive "Edge City".
What do you think?