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My Green Lake is now a part of EveryBlock Seattle

Hello My Green Lake readers, May 2012 marks our three-year anniversary here on Since the beginning, this site has been built using your contributions. Thank you for your story ideas, event information, neighborhood news, photographs and thoughtful discussion. We have some big news: Starting today, is closed. The conversation is moving to EveryBlock Seattle, a website that allows you to follow neighborhood news down to the block level and connect with your neighbors. Many of the stories you have seen on over the past three years have included information culled from EveryBlock. The site provides location-based data:…

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Tangletown home’s new paint color to be decided by neighborhood vote

Green Canopy Homes, which is rebuilding a 1926 home at 2336 N 58th St, is asking the neighborhood to vote on the house’s color. The deadline for voting is Wednesday, May 2, 2012.  The Murphy & Dombrowski Real Estate Group plans to list the home this July.

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Seattle Building Energy Benchmarking and Reporting Ordinance deadline is October 1 [UPDATED]

photo credit: MoneyBlogNewz   Michael Jones of Energy Benchmarking Services, which is based out of Green Lake, asked us to share information about the Seattle Building Energy Benchmarking and Reporting Ordinance (Ordinance 123226). The legislation requires commercial and multifamily building owners to conduct annual energy performance tracking through the U.S. EPA’s Energy Star Portfolio Manager, a free and secure online benchmarking tool. Benchmarking is the process of comparing the energy performance of a building to a range of energy-performance values of similar buildings. Michael explains: The idea is that once buildings are benchmarked, the city, EPA and the building owner(s) can start tracking…

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2012 Green Home Tour will include at least two Green Lake homes

The 2012 Green Home Tour, a free, self-guided tour of green building projects throughout King County and the Eastside, will be Saturday and Sunday, April 21 and 22, 2012, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. More than 20 sites are scheduled for the tour. At least two are in the Green Lake neighborhood, including this house at 138 NE 62nd St. Green Home Tour, EcoExpo, & Workshops Are you curious about green building? Want to learn about how your home can be healthier for you and more environmentally friendly? Then come to the 2nd annual Green Home Tour on April 21 & 22,…

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Green Lake real estate by the numbers: 2011 in review – prices going up!

This update on the Green Lake real estate market comes to us via Daniela Dombrowski & Kris Murphy of The Murphy & Dombrowski Real Estate Group.   Number of Homes for Sale, Closed and Pending Sales This graph shows the number of available homes for sale, the home sales that closed and the pending sales (i.e. offers accepted) in zip code 98103 over the last year. The number of available homes on the market has gone down steadily and dramatically (by 41.6%) and buyer activity has increased by 14.3% year over year showing very strong demand but shrinking supply i.e. fewer choice for…

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