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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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Benchview neighbors ask for help ASAP in fighting third home on split lot

Dick Miller, past president of the GSNC, e-mailed us this morning, saying “We just learned that the developer has responded to the Court decision (which nullified the developer’s proposed Lot Boundary Adjustment allowing two additional homes to be constructed on  … Continue reading

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Latest on “small lot development” issue

One of the controversial issues facing the Genesee-Schmitz Neighborhood and other neighborhoods throughout the city is the construction of multiple houses on lots that were originally intended for a single home. This has happened as a result of developers taking … 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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More info on bldg. schematic design and landscape conceptual design!

Last, but not least, here are the 2013-02-13 SDAT Workshop 8 Meeting Notes from yesterday’s meeting, with some additional discussion about the overall process and the various designs GSNC posted earlier today. (Hint: SD in the minutes means Schematic Design, DD … 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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