Capitol Hill is experiencing a phase of rapid growth. Since the neighborhood design guidelines were adopted in 2005, nearly 50 new building designs have gone through the Design Review program and received development permits. As the neighborhood continues to grow, the City of Seattle is teaming up with Capitol Hill Housing, the Capitol Hill EcoDistrict and local community members to update the existing Capitol Hill Neighborhood Design Guidelines, which will serve as a guide for future development throughout all areas within the Capitol Hill Urban Center.
Sound Transit released a request for qualifications (RFQ) for the Capitol Hill Station Sites Planning project on January 31 for their property near the corner of Denny and Broadway. Responses are due on March 24. This RFQ is the result of several years of collaboration between the community, Sound Transit, and the City of Seattle.
The Capitol Hill Champion invites you to a Community Catch-Up and Conversation on Monday, May 20, 2013. Learn about the work that has been done at the Sound Transit site on Broadway and be part of the conversation to shape what goes up when the red wall comes down. Find out what the next steps […]
Eleven months ago, the Urban Design Framework for the Capitol Hill Light Rail Station Sites was finalized. The Framework articulated the community’s vision for the redevelopment of the station sites, offering development guidance and design guidance to the future developers of the station sites.
The draft Urban Design Framework for the light rail station sites on Capitol Hill describes a vision for the development of those properties once the light rail construction is complete.
Light rail service to Capitol Hill and other neighborhoods is planned to begin in the Fall of 2016 – more than five years away. But discussions are well underway for what will happen above ground on the properties currently under construction for the stations and light rail tunnel.
On May 21, 2010, from 10:00 am-1:00 pm, the City of Seattle Department of Planning and Development will host a community Open House on the Draft Urban Design Framework for the properties acquired for light rail and station construction on Capitol Hill.