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Barton Terrace apartments bringing efficiency to West Seattle

The proposal calls for a 70-to-80 unit apartment complex

Triangular Encore Apartments squeezing into Belltown

There’s always room for more apartments in Belltown

New apartment complex coming for Stone Way’s Cabinetpak site

Google’s South Lake Union campus designs up for review

The Vulcan-owned property is just part of Google’s impending campus

403 Dexter tower comes down from 25 to 8 stories

Once planned at 25 stories, the developer of 403 Dexter is reducing their plan to an eight-story building with 91 apartments, roughly 50 below-grade parking spaces, and 3,000 square feet of commercial space.

Carl Haglund’s new Mount Baker project includes 150 apartments

A new proposal for mixed-use project in Mount Baker goes before the board

New residential complex would bring 42 units to Green Lake

A proposed residential complex is going before the design review board tonight

Another planned mixed-user in the Wallingford mix

One more residential & retail addition for the burgeoning Wallingford corridor

1405 Dexter mixed-user wants cyclists to call it home

Polygon Northwest and Weinstein A+U are taking their proposal for 1405 & 1415 Dexter Avenue N to the design review board tonight for a potential recommendation.

Plumbing warehouse includes 27 residential units

88th Street Partners and Twist Design will present their plans for a mixed-use complex at 8820 Aurora Avenue North to the design review board next Monday for a potential recommendation. The project is built around a warehouse space for Best Plumbing

Attack of the townhomes: Latest up for review

At any given moment there seem to be dozens of townhouses being designed, planned or built around Seattle. We took a look through the design review board archives to see what's currently in the pipeline and here's what we found.

Passive house apartment project in Capitol Hill

Plans call for an old house and new building to be connected by a solar rooftop array that enables the building to reach Net Zero Energy status.

Beacon Hill mixed-user includes bit of everything

Claremont Partners and Lemons Architecture will present their plans for 2505 Beacon Avenue S to the design review board tonight for early design guidance.

Plans for 14 West Roy Street mixed-user take shape

Back in April we saw some early designs for a curvy, eight-story mixed-use complex at 14 West Roy Street in Queen Anne. Now it's headed back before the design review board to get some guidance on their updated renderings and plans.

The Hawks Nest could be 12th Man homebase in Beacon Hill

Between the name, the colors scheme, and the location, this upcoming townhome project could be the perfect Seahawks fan home

Esker would bring the greenery to Capitol Hill

Last night, green developer SolTerra presented their plans for a mixed-use development at 1208 Pine Street in Capitol Hill to the design review board. If built, it will bring some serious greenery to the neighborhood.

Attack of the SEDU buildings: Eastlake & Greenwood

Let's see what the latest round of small efficiency dwelling unit projects coming to Seattle look like.

Two South Lake Union neighbor towers look for recommendation

Two South Lake Union developments are hoping to get final approval tonight from the design review board so they can begin making the neighborhood that much taller.

Pike Flats takes advantage of ‘transfer of development rights’

One upcoming Capitol Hill mixed-use project will be able to exceed zoning restrictings by purchasing approval from another project that didn’t use theirs.

First look at City People Garden Store replacement

Beloved Madison Valley retailer City People Garden Store will close the doors at it's current location at 2939 E. Madison Street, so that a new mixed-use project can go up on that spot. Early plans and renderings for that new project are here.

Nexus at 1200 Howell condo tower gets updated look

Tonight, Burrard Group and Weber Thompson will go back in front of the design review board with updated plans for their 40-story tower at 1200 Howell Street dubbed Nexus at 1200 Howell.

Denny Center stays ahead of the curve in latest renderings

Tuesday evening they’ll bring updated plans before the design review board for a recommendation meeting and it gives us a chance to see even better renderings of what might be.

Fremont apartment complex plans 141 residences

MRN Homes and HyBrid Architecture and Assembly have plans for a 147-unit apartment project at 3838 Aurora Avenue N. in Fremont and they’ll bring that before the design review board on July 11 for early guidance.

San Fransisco Victorian development planned in Delridge

They say that people are flocking from San Francisco to Seattle. Seems that the architecture is coming with them.

Revised designs for 800 Columbia could be approved soon

Daniels Real Estate and LMN Architects will bring their 800 Columbia plans back before the design review board tonight for what they hope is recommendation to move forward.

184-unit residental building at 20th & Madison up for review

Developers Robert Hardy & Michael Heijer and architect NK Architects will bring their plans for a proposed mixed-use project at 20th and Madison before the design review board this evening.

Licton Springs residential complex includes efficiency dwellings

The 79-unit complex will be split between open 1-BRs and SEDUs.

Check out CitizenM’s modern South Lake Union hotel

This proposal calls for the design and construction of a seven-story, 257-key hotel. According to the design packet the ground floor will contain 82,900 square-feet of retail space and "beverage areas."

First look at Dexter Station extension Dexter North

Facebook's office inside Dexter Station opened just last month but plans to expand the building, and potentially Facebook's footprint there, have been in the works for a while. Tonight, developer Capstone Partners and LMN Architects will present plans for that exentsion, dubbed Dexter North, to the design review board for early guidance.

Supportive housing complex coming soon to Columbia City

The plan for DESC's Estelle Supportive Housing complex calls for 91 units of affordable housing with supportive services for homeless men and women living with disabilities. Roughly 15 units will be allocated for people who have left the hospital.

Urban Green Villa Hopes to Stand Out Soon in Belltown

Back in October we heard about Urban Green Villa, a condo building going up at 2401 3rd Avenue in Belltown featuring French-style living. Tonight, Taiwan-based developer Chainqui Development and GWest Architecture bring updated plans before the design review board for what they hope will be recommendation to move forward.

Squire Park Art Inn Closing in on Approval

The boutique hotel would be a four-story, 15-room project at 1225 E Jefferson Street that also includes 1,400 sq. ft. of street-level bakery/cafe space. Up top there'll be a roof deck with planters and space for guests to roam.

Columbia City Mixed-User Brings Bit of Everything

Lake Union Partners and Johnson Architects head back before the design review board tonight to potentially get a recommendation on their mixed-use project planned for 3717 S Alaska Street.

Don't Be Sad, Keanu, Leaf Apartments Looks Great

Pacific Housing NW and James Davidson Architects return to meet with the design review board on Monday to discuss revised plans for their Leaf Apartments proposal in Beacon Hill. In their new renderings, there's a familiar, sad face hanging out.

Old Spaghetti Factory Getting Renovation, Neighbor

In July 2015 we found out that the Old Spaghetti Factory building at 2801 Elliott Avenue had been sold. Thanks to an upcoming design review meeting, now we know what the plans are for the space.

24-Story Senior Housing Tower Coming to First Hill

Luxury housing is doing well in Seattle and affordable housing is a hot topic many are focused on, but what about senior housing? It's not a topic we focus on too much but it's good to see Columbia Pacific Advisors is making sure it's happening

New Gerrish Hall Apartments at 1820 Boylston Ave

Capitol Hill Lofts and NK Architects return to meet with the design review board tonight to present revised plans for their apartment complex at 1820 Boylston Avenue and get a potential recommendation.

Rainier Court IV Development Looks For Approval

Rainier Court Associates and Johnson Braund bring their plans for both sides of Rainier Court IV back before the design review board tonight for what they hope is a recommendation to move forward on the affordable housing development.

Get an Early Look at 11th Avenue MOD Studios

Developer Evergreen Lodging and architect Johnson Braund will present their plans for a seven-story building at 4510 11th Avenue NE in the University District to the design review board tonight for potential recommendation.