Greenlake Infill – Minglian Apartments

There is a century old Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod made from red brick and a steep roof pitch on the hillside overlooking Greenlake and Aurora Aveunue that is now demolished as of this month. The church and parcel were bought by a Chinese investment group that will develop the parcel as multi-family housing and market to primarily…

Greenwood Infill – gas explosion

8403 Greenwood Avenue is getting a much needed face-lift. Taken from Seattle DCI activity locator: “Construct 91,400 sq. ft. residential buildings with 75 units and 70 parking spaces. REVISED FROM: Demolition of remaining structures, surface parking, and on site debris. New mixed use construction consisting of 5 floors above grade including ground floor retail and…

Capitol Hill Infill – Apodment? Not exactly, but what’s the difference?

A single-family home was just demolished near the corner of Bolyston Ave and E Olive Way and preparations are being made for densification in the form of 17 apartment units. A skinny tower-like configuration of stacked units, 6 stories tall, is up and sheathed on the 2,700 square foot site. Let me repeat: 2,700 square foot lot! Sheesh! This is…