City Re: PI Credulous on Conversions
posted by November 14 at 16:46 PMon
Erica, the PI is just trying to atone for this article, from October 6—the heartbreaking story of a nice deaf lady named Ann Silver who was kicked out of her conveniently located digs and given only $500 and a pile of dust in exchange.
And what piece of “architectural heritage” was the Tacoma-based owners, Gintz Group, bent on preserving?
This ugly, ugly, building has been newly christened Vertigo, as in “-inducing.” It’s a leading candidate for ugliest condo building in Seattle.
The only thing that could have possibly been historic about that building were the bizarre stained-glass doors featuring Romanian peasants or Spanish conquistadores, or something. Gintz got ‘em out of there fast. I don’t have a before picture (sob!), but here’s the after:
No character. (Full disclosure: Bradley Steinbacher used to live in the building, and I used to walk by every single day. I miss you, conquistadores!)