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Busy week for meetings–and Genesee Hill School updates!

There’s a public meeting for everyone this week! Check it out: Monday, 9/23, Community Conversation on the Future of Seattle Public Library services, 5:30-6:45 p.m. with City Librarian Marcellus Turner at the West Seattle Public Library. More details from the … Continue reading

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Major changes made to plans for new Genesee Hill school!

At the School Design Advisory Team meeting on Monday, August 5, BLRB Architects presented significantly revised plans for the new elementary school to be built at the Genesee Hill location. These changes were made largely as a result of the … Continue reading

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City Light invites comments on sale of surplus Dakota Substation

Seattle City Light has announced that they are kicking off a series of neighborhood meetings to solicit community comments on the sale of surplus City Light properties. The Dakota Substation at 4918 SW Dakota Street (across from the north side … Continue reading

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Landmark status for old Genesee Hill Elementary School?

Are you interested in weighing in on whether the Genesee Hill Elementary School meets the criteria for a city landmark? The city will hold a hearing on August 7 at 3:30 p.m., according to the city’s announcement below that was … Continue reading

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Landscape Conceptual Design B

Here is Conceptual Design B, with more commentary below it: The SDAT decided that it preferred the field/playspace/amphitheater arrangement in Concept A, in addition to the yellow patio-type areas at the top of the slope in Concept B. (These would … Continue reading

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Landscape Conceptual Design A for new school

Tom Rengstorf, of Thomas V. Rengstorf Associates, presented some initial ideas for the landscape design around the new school. He presented two alternatives, with different locations of the playspace, amphitheater, and other components. The first design presented was Concept A: … Continue reading

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Latest schematic design for new elementary building

The latest building design for the new school is an updated version of the preferred alternative, shown in CombinedPlans. It was presented to the SDAT last night, along with the caveat that the design had become outdated just in the … Continue reading

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Upcoming meeting schedule for Genesee Hill school design

At last evening’s meeting of the School Design Advisory Team (SDAT), BLRB Architects shared their Schematic Design Schedule for February through April 2013. There will be three Community Conversations during this time, co-hosted by Seattle Public Schools and GSNC: Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Design team settles on unique preferred alternative for new school

At yesterday afternoon’s meeting of the School Design Advisory Team (SDAT), BLRB Architects presented three variations on previously presented designs, plus one entirely new one. Under the new design, the building would be mainly on the north half of the … Continue reading

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Supporters Wanted for Parks Levy Meeting on Wednesday, January 23!

On Wednesday, January 23, we invite neighborhood residents (including families) to come to South Shore Middle School (4800 South Henderson Street, Seattle, WA 98118) from 6-9 p.m., to show your support of our proposals to the Parks Opportunity Levy Oversight … Continue reading

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