EARLY DESIGN GUIDANCE

 

OF

 

AT-LARGE DESIGN REVIEW BOARD

 

April 18, 2000

 

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Project Number: 2001140

Address: 101 20th Avenue East

Applicant: Paul Pierce

Board members present: Loren Adams

Paul Crane

Robert Hall

Board members absent: None

DCLU Staff Present: Lisa Rutzick, DCLU Contract Planner

 

BRIEF PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Design and construction of a townhouse development consisting of six residential units and six surface parking spaces. The townhome structure is three stories high with units extending across the width of the property. The property is located in an Lowrise 3 (L-3) zone. The site is rectangular, 40 feet wide and 120 feet in length, equaling approximately 4,800 square feet. The subject site is situated on the southeastern corner of a rectangular block which is defined by 19th Avenue East to the west, East Denny Way to the south, East John Street to the north and 20th Avenue East to the east. There is alley access to the project site along the western edge of the property. Five of the six surface parking spaces will be accessed from the alley and the sixth space will be access directly from 20th Avenue East.

PUBLIC COMMENT

Ten members of the public were present at the meeting, including nearby property owners. Public comment and clarifying questions focused on the following issues:

Most of the public comment was incorporated in the recommendations of the Board.

 

PRIORITIES

After visiting the site, considering the analysis of the site and context provided by the proponents, and hearing public comment, the Design Review Board members provided the following siting and design guidance and identified by letter and number those siting and design guidelines found in the City of Seattle’s "Design Review: Guidelines for Multifamily and Commercial Buildings" of highest priority to this project:

A-2 Streetscape Compatibility

A-3 Visible Entrances

C-3 Human Scale

The following departures from standards of the Land Use Code were requested by the applicant at the time of this meeting.

Next Steps

 

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