Design Review

First Post-Rezone U District Highrise Proposal Has Received Design Review Recommendation

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In February of last year, the Seattle City Council passed a major upzone of the University District, which allowed highrises in parts of the...

Ankrom Moisan Designs 28-Story Tower for Denny Park Site

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A 28-story tower planned for site adjacent to Denny Park would bring 268 apartments to South Lake Union, and the project could clear a...

This Small Wallingford Apartment Building Is Fine-Grained Urbanism at Its Finest

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Alchemy's proposal for 40 small efficiency apartments in Wallingford could get the green light at its Design Review Recommendation meeting on Monday. As tenants...

City Releases Draft Design Guidelines Changes for South Lake Union

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Last week, the Seattle Office of Planning and Community Development released draft changes for the South Lake Union design guidelines. That guidelines have been...

Sizeism: Why Small Homes Belong in Fremont and Seattle-wide

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The urbanist community spit-taked last week reading a glib op-ed in The Seattle Times that railed against a project planned for Fremont which includes...

MidTown Project Back Before Design Review Board Tonight

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The corner of 23rd and Union in the Central District has undergone dramatic changes in the last few years. It's seen familiar businesses and...

57-Story Proposal for Civic Square Gets Second Design Review Tomorrow

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The saga of Civic Square will take a step closer to a conclusion at a second Early Design Guidance meeting with the Downtown Design...

Capitol Hill’s Design Guidelines to Get an Update

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Earlier this month, the Office of Planning and Community Development (OPCD) in conjunction with the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections (SDCI) held an...