items tagged with construction

December 29, 2009

Work whatever the weather

It’s clear in this photo, but it was a cold afternoon! Often when I am hurrying between car and the comfort of an office I am reminded of those who work outside, regardless of weather. I respect those, like employees … Continue reading

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January 20, 2009

One of a few

Housing starts in Anacortes are few and far between these days (most of 2009, for that matter). I took this construction photo last week in the San Juan Passage subdivision, located above the state ferry terminal on the west end … Continue reading

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May 1, 2007

Commercial space

Contractors are working this week at the New Wilson Hotel on Commercial Avenue, leveling floors in street-level space committed to business leases. To date, businesses include Impressions Salon and Wildflower Home and Garden. Artwork is planned on the blank wall … Continue reading

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April 23, 2007

Cap Sante construction

I counted at least five new construction or major renovation projects on Cap Sante over the weekend. This photograph was taken near the parking lot of Randy’s Pier 61 Restaurant. The sound of nail guns resounds through neighborhoods all over … Continue reading

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October 30, 2005

Condos on the rise

Among many residential construction projects in the city right now is the 18-unit condominium project called “The Crest at Sunset Cove.” Each unit is 2,900 square feet. Among amenities are “gourment kitchen,” underground parking and an elevator.

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May 12, 2005

Arch preparation

You can’t make a visit downtown without noticing the street improvement project between 10th and 11th streets. Included as part of this project is creation of a support system for an arch that will span Commercial Avenue and welcome guests … Continue reading

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January 8, 2005

Portalis progress

Among many residential construction projects in Anacortes is Portalis, situated with a view of the state ferry terminal north of Oakes Avenue. Visible in the foreground is the foundation of a three-plex building. Ultimately there will be six three-plexes for … Continue reading

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January 26, 2004

Rooms with a view

New construction in under way throughout Skyline, a bustling residential community on the west side of Fidalgo Island. These beachfront homes are located near Tugboat Park.

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