What goes into making a neighborhood great and keeping it that way? How should policy makers balance issues such as economic development, open space, density, long-term growth and neighborhood desires while keeping Seattle Seattle?
The next episode of Seattle Speaks – a live, interactive town hall program – will focus on Shaping Seattle Neighborhoods and [...]
The City has recommended using the former Lake City Fire Station 39 site to create housing for homeless and/or low-income families, with ground floor uses that serve building residents and the community at large. The City Council wants community feedback before it makes a decision on the property. These meetings provide an opportunity to give [...]
Light Rail Transit, Northgate Station & Thornton Creek
June 28th Thursday 7PM to 9PM
Meadowbrook Community Center
10517 35th Ave NE, Seattle
PROGRAM: Please join Thornton Creek Alliance for a panel discussion of the changes and challenges to Thornton Creek as the North Corridor Transit Project becomes further developed. Come to [...]
Do you have ideas for the future of Lake City? Come to a visioning workshop! When: May 19, 2012 9 am-1:30 pm Where: Nathan Hale High School – 10750 30th Ave NE
The Pierre family wants to include the community in discussions of how to develop the Bill Pierre properties along Lake City Way once [...]
Fifty years ago Northgate was a model development for how we would live and work: mostly by automobile and parking lots.
Now with light rail, there’s hope Northgate can once again be a model neighborhood — for walking, biking, and riding transit.
This Saturday, April 28th, 10am – 12 pm, join Futurewise, FeetFirst, and [...]
At our last council meeting we had a guest speaker talk about grants for community building projects. Here is an opportunity to learn more about the process of submitting a grant to the Neighborhood Matching Fund.
April 17, 2012 (Seattle, WA) – The first of three workshops offered by Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Neighborhood Matching [...]
Bill Pierre Ford car dealerships are moving out of Lake City. The Pierre family wants to leave a legacy in honor Bill and it has expressed interest in having the community in the design process. A UW professor is holding several public meetings to get input. The first one is tonight (Thursday, 4/12, 6:30) at [...]
Thanks to Maple Leaf Community Council, here is a website with valuable links to documents related to the Northgate Urban Center zoning and Northgate LINK Light Rail Station plans.
There is plenty of opportunity to get involved. Check back on that page once in a while, and we’ll also be posting some meetings on [...]
The Friends of Thornton Creek Park #1 got a grant a while back. April 13th they held the first of their public meetings to plan restoration of part of the Thornton Creek Park near Jackson Golf Course. See the report here.
The second Public Meeting will be Tuesday May 31, 2011, 6:30PM in the [...]
There’s quite a bit of argument about the exact neighborhood boundaries these days. It doesn’t usually matter too much unless you run a neighborhood blog or you’re involved in the Neighborhood Planning process from the city.
In this case, it’s the second one. Most of Pinehurst technically falls into the plan for the Haller Lake-Bitter [...]