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Spring blossoms continue to grace nearly every scene in Seattle, despite cooler temps and mostly cloudy skies. I took this shot including the Space Needle from Bhy Kracke Park. I wanted to show you the 25 story apartment building to the far left which is swaddled head to toe with scaffolding. It is the 9 year old McGuire Apartments in Belltown, and unbelievably was found to have such severe deterioration that it has been deemed unrepairable and is slated for demolition due to construction materials defects. My heart goes out to the many floors of residents who must relocate, and to the businesses which lease space there. This is a highly unusual occurrence and it makes my head spin just to think of the lawsuits involving contractors and subcontractors who worked on this project and the many years it will take to process all the levels of loss on a fiasco like this. I am wishing everyone involved well, and just can't imagine the enormity of the situation. I'm hoping the many other Belltown developments that have shot up in the last decade are not subject to similar bad news.