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Team Representing Georgia Institute of Technology Wins 2024 ULI Hines Student Competition with Plan to Redevelop Seattle Site

A redevelopment plan for a Seattle site presented by a team of Georgia Institute of Technology students has taken top honors in the 22nd annual ULI/Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition. The Competition was created with a generous endowment from long-time ULI leader Gerald D. Hines, founder of the Hines… [ Keep reading ]

Dream, Build, Play Workshop Helps Residents Reimagine A New South Park

On April 29, James Rojas, an urban planner and artist, held a “Dream, Build, Play” design workshop for South Park residents at the South Park Neighborhood Center. The goal was to use various objects to build and describe their hopes for the neighborhood. Families and neighbors from all backgrounds attended… [ Keep reading ]

Community Partner Highlight:
Duwamish Valley Sustainability Association

As part of our One Seattle Plan – the City’s policy plan for how to invest in communities over the next 20 years – we have partnered with five community-based organizations to co-create and carry out engagement in the BIPOC communities they serve. Among them is the Duwamish Valley Sustainability… Filed Under: Community Stories, Neighborhood PlanningTagged With: ,

Mayor Harrell Announces $9 Million to Community Organizations Through the Equitable Development Initiative 

Mayor Bruce Harrell today announced nearly $9 million in awards through the Equitable Development Initiative (EDI), part of the City’s effort to support property ownership among Seattle’s diverse cultural communities in high displacement risk neighborhoods. The City awarded funds to community organizations for site acquisition and major capital projects, as well as… [ Keep reading ]

Equitable Development Initiative Projects Share Their Stories of Service to the Community: Central Area Youth Association

We are proud to share our video story about the Central Area Youth Association (CAYA). This is the second in the series of four videos that will focus on our Equitable Development Initiative (EDI) partners and Black-owned businesses in the Central District. CAYA was formed in the 1950’s to organize… [ Keep reading ]