Design Review Meeting this Monday for a 5-story office building at NW Market and 15th Ave NW

21 11 2014
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You may have recently read an article on MyBallard about a proposal for a new 5-story 204,000 sq. ft. office building at the NE corner of 15th Ave NW and NW Market St (That’s the Shell station property next to the Burger King). There is going to be a Design Review meeting open to the public this Monday 8pm at the Ballard Community Center that the EBCA encourages you to attend. This is an opportunity to provide direct input into the design of one of Ballard’s gateway corners.

Details below:

Area: North/Northwest Address: 1448 NW Market St
Project: 3018687 Zone: COMMERCIAL 1-65′, URBAN VILLAGE OVERLAY, SCENIC VIEW WITHIN 500 FT., AIRPORT HEIGHT DISTRICT, ARTERIAL WITHIN 100 FT.
Notice Date: 11/06/2014

Contact: BRAD HINTHORNE – (206)381-6019
Planner: Beth Hartwick – (206) 684-0814

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

The proposal is for a 5-story, 204,000 sq. ft. office building. Parking for 210 vehicles to be provided below grade. Existing structures to be demolished.

MEETING

Date: Monday, November 24, 2014

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Location: Ballard Community Center
6020 28th Ave NW
Sunset/Captain Ballard Room

All meeting facilities are ADA compliant. Translators or interpreters provided upon request. Please contact the Public Resource Center at prc@seattle.gov or (206) 684-8467 at least five business days prior to the meeting to request this service.

OPPORTUNITY FOR COMMENT

The Director will accept written comments to assist in the preparation of the early design guidance through November 24, 2014. You are invited to offer comments regarding important site planning and design issues, which you believe, should be addressed in the design for this project.

Comments and requests to be made party of record should be submitted to PRC@seattle.gov or

City of Seattle – DPD – PRC
700 5th Avenue, Suite 2000
PO Box 34019
Seattle, WA 98124-4019

PROCESS

An application for Design Review related to future development of this site has been submitted to the Department of Planning and Development (DPD). The first phase of Design Review includes the Early Design Guidance (EDG) meeting. At the Early Design Guidance meeting, the following occurs:

1.       The applicants will present information about the site and vicinity as well as early massing design concepts.

2.       The public may offer comments regarding the design of a development on the subject site.*

3.       The Design Review Board will provide guidance and identify those Design Guidelines of highest priority for the design as it moves forward towards Master Use Permit (MUP) application.

4.       Following the meeting, DPD will issue a written Early Design Guidance report summarizing the meeting. This report will be sent to those who signed in at the meeting or otherwise requested a copy.

*Please note that public comment at the EDG meeting is limited to design considerations. If environmental review is triggered, comments related to environmental impacts (such as traffic, parking, noise, etc.) may be sent to DPD following notice of that review.

MORE INFORMATION

This proposal may be viewed at our Design Review Program website at http://www.seattle.gov/dpd/Planning/Design_Review_Program/Overview/. For more information regarding this application or the Design Review process, you may contact the Land Use Planner listed above, go to the Design Review Program website or visit our office at the address above. (We are open from 8 am to 4 pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday and from 10:30 am to 4 pm Tuesday and Thursday.)

 

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