Community Conversations Event in Lake City November 9th

You may be wondering why we post so many events related to Lake City. It is the urban core nearest to us. The community groups in Lake City consider Pinehurst and other similarly residential neighborhoods nearby to be important constituents with a stake in its future and they welcome our input. So here’s another Lake City post —>

Planning and Development in Lake City

November 9th – 6:30 to 8:30 PM

Lake City Community Center,  12531 28th Ave NE

We are invited to a Community Conversations event about the Lake City Urban Core.

Discussions will include the LIHI proposed housing project, Festival Street, walk-ability, open space, and how all this fits into the Lake City Vision.

Presentations with Q&A afterwards on:

  • LIHI – a presentation by the architects for the proposed Low Income Housing Institute’s Lake City Housing Development at 12705 30th Avenue NE, at the corner of 30th NE and NE 127th Street…..a great time to give them feedback about design!!!!!
  • LCFF Planning and Development Committee……Learn about community efforts to establish a vision for development in our community and how we are working with the city to create new Development Guidelines
  • OPCD/SDOT – Festival Street on 28th Avenue NE……an opportunity for enlivening our farmers market and a place for public gathering….similar to Pike Place Market!!!
  • LCNA Open Space Committee…..A new Community Center?!!!!

The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) has proposed a housing development at 12705 30th Avenue NE., at the NW corner of 30th NE and NE 127th Street.   The proposal is for 70 units of housing plus a four-classroom preschool adjacent to the Civic Core and near the festival street, library, and Community Center. The preschool will be available for Lake City neighborhood children, ages 3 to 5.

The project has been approved by the City of Seattle Design Review Board and is now moving through the Master Use Permit process. Additionally, LIHI has applied for funding from the City of Seattle Office of Housing for review, with approval anticipated in December 2016. They hope to begin construction in June 2017 with completion by September of 2018.

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