Downtown Bellevue is the city’s fastest-growing residential neighborhood, with more than a dozen new apartment projects in the past few years. From left, the Bellevue Towers condos, Amazon’s new office at Centre 425 (short building), the new Lincoln Square office tower, Two Lincoln Tower luxury apartments and W Hotel, and One Lincoln Tower condos and Westin hotel. (Mike Siegel/The Seattle Times)
Downtown Bellevue is the city’s fastest-growing residential neighborhood, with more than a dozen new apartment projects in the past few years. (Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times)

Downtown Bellevue springs up, with visions of a Seattle-like urban hub

More than a dozen new apartment projects have risen in downtown Bellevue in the past few years, making it the fastest-growing neighborhood in the city by far — presenting opportunities for economic prosperity and issues like gridlock on the roads.  VIEW

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