From the beginning of OlyBlog, he's been a constant positive force over there. Not in the least because of his ongoing "where was this" sort of local history quiz (like today's). Here is my contribution to the current discussion on lost neighborhoods and the Capital Apartments. I found a photo from which I took this detail at the state archives:
The three large buildings lining Capitol Way in the center of the detail are the old county courthouse (where my big boss spent some time), old William Winlock Miller High, and the above mentioned Capital Apartments.