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Thriving Black-Owned Businesses in the Central District

We partnered with community activist and artist TraeAnna Holiday and her team to produce three videos about our Equitable Development Initiative (EDI) partners in the Central District. This fourth and final video in the series places a spotlight on three Black-owned businesses in that neighborhood. For more information: The Liink… [ 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 ]

Mayor Durkan Applauds City Council’s Vote to Transfer the Central Area Senior Center and Fire Station 6 to Black-led Community Organizations

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan applauded the City Council’s unanimous passage of her proposed legislation to permanently transfer the Central Area Senior Center (CASC) to community ownership and establish a 99-year lease with Africatown Community Land Trust (ACLT) for Fire Station 6, two Black-led community organizations in the Central District. These property transfers build on the September transfer to Byrd Barr Place, another Black-led advocacy organization, and the first organization… [ Keep reading ]

Central Area Design Guidelines Open House, September 26

Design Guidelines serve as a tool to establish a set of expectations, goals, values, and qualities by which to evaluate construction projects. They define the qualities of architecture, urban design, and public space that are used by the City of Seattle Design Review Program. Guidelines are intended to address how… [ Keep reading ]

Judkins Park Area Planning and Workshop, May 3

Find out what City of Seattle staff have heard so far in related processes—the Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda (HALA) Mandatory Housing Affordability (MHA) 23rd and Union-Jackson and North Rainier (Mt Baker) Urban Villages Neighborhood Design Workshops and SDOT’s Judkins Park Station Access Study—and add your ideas! Wednesday, May 3… [ Keep reading ]

Help Preserve and Shape the Identity of the Central Area!

Seattle’s Central Area neighborhood is going through a phase of rapid growth. As new developments spring up around the area, impacts are felt most strongly by smaller businesses and residents who have long called the Central Area their home. The Central Area Neighborhood Design Guidelines Coalition is working to mitigate… [ Keep reading ]