August 2019

Herbold: Changes proposed in Delridge Comprehensive Plan

Delridge Comp Plan Amendments

At Monday’s Full Council meeting one of the actions we took was to pass a resolution to identify possible amendments for further study for the Seattle 2035 Comprehensive Plan – this process is known as docketing.  The Council included in that resolution, attachment A, which proposes a number of changes intended to enhance the Delridge Neighborhood plan, and requests recommendations from the Office of Planning and Community Development (OPCD) and the Seattle Planning Commission including:


Seven story hotel proposed for NW Market street in Ballard; Site of Ballard Blossom

Long time flower shop will move to new location

A seven story 120 room hotel is proposed for 1766 NW Market Street (the full design proposal a 50mb file is here). The Ballard Hotel will have parking for 32 vehicles on the site which is the long time home for Ballard Blossom.

The design packet from Clark Barnes proposes: Construction of a new 85' seven story hotel with six floors of vibrant, upscale guestrooms, an amenity filled ground floor and one floor of below grade parking. The main hotel entrance will be located on the southeast corner of the site on NW Market St. Access to the below grade parking levels will be from the alley to the North." Later in the early design guidance packet it states: 


Overall building proportions use material composition, patterning, and fine grain detailing to create handsome


Seattle Parks and Recreation seeks names for two new parks in the Wedgwood and Genesee-Schmitz neighborhoods

October 18 deadline for submitting names

information from Seattle Parks

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) invites the public to submit potential names for two new parks in the Wedgwood and Genesee-Schmitz neighborhoods. The deadline for submitting names to the Parks Naming Committee is Friday, October 18, 2019.