Interesting piece from Dwell magazine. Doesn’t this sound lovely?
Somewhere between the boardwalk that leads from the door to the roof and the entrance to the vestibule, the Technicolor gets switched on, like Dorothy’s arrival in Oz: The dreary roofscape (and weather) give way to the warm, colorful home. Sweet smells fill the air—thanks to the tenant below, India Tree Gourmet Spices and Specialties. Light filters in through the windows that comprise the south, east, and west facades; they open to expansive views of Salmon Bay, Queen Anne Hill, and, on clear days, the Olympic Mountains.