Amazon’s-New-Homeless-Shelter

Originally posted by NPR’s Laurel Wamsley (5/10/17) –

“The idea of mixed-use development isn’t new. But today Amazon announced that a new building it plans to construct in Seattle will feature a decidedly uncommon mix: its own high-tech offices, and a homeless shelter with space for 65 families.

The company said it will donate more than 47,000 square feet of space, or about half of the new six-story building, to Mary’s Place, which operates several family shelters…” see article here

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