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UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 9, 2018

After years of decline, Spokane’s skywalks are getting a boost

The city’s upper avenues once served as busy footpaths between bustling commercial centers. Today, two new skywalks are under construction at the former downtown Macy’s at a cost of about …

Then and Now: Downtown shopping

In 1972, as Spokane was preparing for Expo ’74, retail shopping in the downtown area was undergoing big changes.

The Dirt: New skywalks coming downtown

Two Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen locations are closer to opening in the Spokane region, one in Post Falls and the other on North Division St.

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 10, 2017

New skywalks coming to downtown Spokane

Two skywalks torn down for the redevelopment of the old Macy’s building in downtown Spokane will be replaced for $800,000.

UPDATED: Thu., March 9, 2017

City approves new skywalk for former downtown Spokane Macy’s

The Spokane city hearing examiner has approved a new skywalk between the former Macy’s building and the Bennett Block

Downtown Spokane’s Howard Street skywalk to be moved, redesigned

One of downtown Spokane’s first skywalks is coming down, to be replaced in a different location with something more sleek and modern.

Cornerstone of downtown Spokane’s skywalk system to be replaced

The City Council signed off on an agreement this week calling for the replacement of the downtown skywalk spanning Wall Street and linking the old Macy’s department store and River …

Skywalks make it easy at cost of lively streets

Skywalks have become the next generation’s headache as cities are now desperate to add life to downtown. For them, the question is how to create lively streets when no one …

Spokane’s first new skywalk in decades OK’d

Downtown Spokane will see the construction of its first skywalk in 20 years, and at least one Spokane City Council member hopes it’s the last. The City Council on Monday …

Bennett Block’s skywalk staircase coming down

First the fountain, now the staircase. Following last week’s removal of Spokane architect Warren Heylman’s Parkade Plaza Fountain, Drusilla Hieber got permission from the Spokane City Council on Monday to …

Delivery truck hits skywalk

A delivery truck snagged a downtown Spokane skywalk early Thursday, sending debris tumbling into the street. No injuries were reported, and the skywalk between the Washington Mutual Building and the …