While sailboats competing in the Windermere Regatta captured the attention of most people watching the shoreline last weekend, there was business activity, too. Housing units constructed here for delivery to a small Alaskan village were loaded by crane onto a barge. The housing units will be pieced together in Alaska to make houses in Hooper […]
New housing starts continue at an impressive rate in Anacortes. For many residents of Rock Ridge, a housing development adjacent to city forestland on the northwest corner of the island, it’s all about the view. A construction crew spent its Saturday on this new Rock Ridge home.
It was a red carpet event Thursday morning at the New Wilson Hotel, an historic building reopened today under the umbrella of the Anacortes Housing Authority. Subsidized one- and two-bedroom apartments are available, as are commercial lease spaces on the Commercial Avenue level. Donning costumes to greet guests were Housing Authority employees including Mike Bowen […]
This new neighborhood of homes is just a block from downtown Anacortes, located on the long-vacant lot between Causland Park and the City Library. In a few months even more folks will call the area their home as public housing apartments will be made available in a renovated New Wilson Hotel on Commercial Avenue.