Washington State Magazine

Category: Architecture and design

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Greenscapes—Olmsted’s Pacific Northwest
Fall 2009
John Charles Olmsted, nephew and stepson of world-famous park designer Frederick Law Olmsted Sr. and half brother of landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted Jr., spent much of his life in the shadows of his more famous relatives. Even so, on the...
Categories: Architecture and design
Tags: Gardening, Landscape architecture

Catastrophe to Triumph: Bridges of the Tacoma Narrows
Winter 2008
To the relief of many commuters, Tacoma's new suspension bridge over the Narrows opened in summer 2007, joining the long-serving 1950 span that connects Tacoma to the Kitsap Peninsula. Both Tacoma Narrows bridges, however, are heirs to the dark and t...
Categories: Architecture and design
Tags: Bridges, Tacoma

Sewing 911: Practical and Creative Rescues for Sewing Emergencies
Fall 2002
Practical is the operative word for this attractive sewing manual by Washington State University alumna Barbara Deckert ('75 English)—from the spiral binding that enables the book to lie flat when open, to the abundance of color photographs ...
Categories: Architecture and design
Tags: Sewing

Great Lodges of the National Parks
Fall 2002
Teddy Roosevelt once claimed the best idea America ever had was its national parks. After flipping the cover open on Great Lodges of the National Parks, by Christine Barnes, readers should have an easy time understanding why he said that. ...
Categories: Architecture and design
Tags: National parks

Washington's Historical Courthouses
Spring 2004
In Washington's Historical Courthouses, Ray Graves ('50 Pol. Sci.) has compiled a wonderful pictorial survey of the proud cultural and architectural heritage of the state. It contains beautiful photographs by Erick Erickson, a thoughtful introduction...
Categories: History, Architecture and design
Tags: Courthouses

Classic Houses of Seattle
Summer 2006
When something is regarded as "a classic," it is usually because the object has achieved the ability to express the cultural spirit of an era. Objects having this status are often considered as art, or at least as cultural symbols. And so we have cla...
Categories: Architecture and design
Tags: Seattle