Author Archives: Western Neon

Project of The Month: Delta Dental Arrives in South Lake Union

Western Neon is pleased to welcome Pacific Northwest icon Delta Dental to the South Lake Union neighborhood, one of the world’s most dynamic hubs for tech, startups, and innovative companies. Since 1954, Delta Dental has been at the forefront of personal healthcare and … Continue reading

Project of the Month: Dockside Cannabis

“The good stuff with a smile.” Dockside Cannabis is growing as quickly as the marijuana industry, currently with two locations in SODO and Shoreline, and another already on the way. However, with so much competition in the area, Dockside knew … Continue reading

Project of the Month: Uwajimaya’s Kai Market

Uwajimaya In 1928, Fujimatsu Moriguchi of Yawatahama, Japan sold homemade fishcakes from the back of his truck in the Puget Sound area while his wife, Sadako, operated their Uwajimaya store in downtown Tacoma. Today, Uwajimaya has locations in Seattle, Bellevue, … Continue reading

Project of the Month: W Hotel/Seattle

“Where Urban Energy Meets Nature” Located in the center of downtown Seattle’s high-rise building district, W Seattle offers breathtaking water and city skyline views, while embracing city nightlife with their popularTRACE Restaurant and Bar and their glowing pink and blue “Living … Continue reading

Topic of the Month: Construction Projects ft. Troy Block

“Embrace the old, invent the new.”   The original Troy building in South Lake Union, designed in 1927 by architect Victor W. Voorhees, was home to a wide range of businesses, most memorably the Troy Laundry Company. The developers of … Continue reading

Project of the Month: The 5th Avenue Theatre’s Pajama Game

The 5th Avenue Theatre’s The Pajama Game, based on the 1953 Richard Bissell novel 7 1/2 Cents, tells the story of a union battle at the Sleep Tite Pajama Factory that leads to steamy conflict and romance. The production includes … Continue reading

Project of the Month: Chophouse Row

Developed by Dunn & Hobbes Completed in Spring of 2015 Chophouse Row was the last stage of a multi-year redevelopment by Dunn & Hobbes and can be found on 11th  Ave bounded by 12th and Pike St on Capitol Hill.  Originally constructed in 1924, … Continue reading

Topic of the Month: Fastest Growing Companies

“Born and Raced in Seattle Est. 2007” Sally Bergesen, Founder and CEO of Oiselle, initially fell in love with running on her high school’s cross country team. She reintroduced herself to the sport in college to lose some unwanted weight gained while … Continue reading

Project of the Month – Living Computers: Museum + Labs

Since 2012, Living Computers Museum has given tech-savvy Seattleites hands-on experience with computers from the 1960’s to present day. The newly renovated Living Computers: Museum + Labs is a non-profit community institution owned by Paul G. Allen, featuring a private collection of historical artifacts and education center. Paul Allen explains, “It is possible that no other technology on earth has so continually … Continue reading

Guest Post: Great Things To Do In Seattle

Guest Post by: Luis Garcia of Wellness Voyager Seattle is known for its Noah’s Ark-like rains, the Space Needle, an amazing music history, birthing the first Starbucks, and the ‘90s hit film “Sleepless in Seattle,” among many other things. The … Continue reading