Gilman Gallery moves into new, larger home

June 10, 2015

At one time an empty shell, 30 display areas now fill the more than 19,000 square feet of retail space about to become the new home of Issaquah’s well-known Gilman Gallery.

By Kathleen R. Merrill Tracy and Steve Maynock, who have a dealer space in the new Gilman Gallery, move an antique bar into place before opening day.

By Kathleen R. Merrill
Tracy and Steve Maynock, who have a dealer space in the new Gilman Gallery, move an antique bar into place before opening day.

After 28 years in the same location on Northeast Gilman Boulevard, in June of last year the gallery lost its space to what is known as the Atlas residential project.

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To the Editor

July 1, 2014

Startups

Small businesses help keep taxpayer dollars in Issaquah

Last week’s Issaquah Press contained an interesting article in its Living magazine. “A Startup’s Startup” spoke very tellingly about Issaquah’s potential to become to Seattle what Mountain View is to San Francisco.

Startups are technological ventures and, supposedly, there’s a lot of them happening all around us,  behind closed doors. According to Jay Weeldreyer, founder of Lendjoy and director of business strategy with Lender Gear, Issaquah is an “untapped market … a bedroom community for startups. And I mean literally. It’s full of people doing this stuff in their bedroom.”

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