The City is Knocking …

The City is Knocking …

City representatives are canvassing and doorbelling in Crown Hill Urban Village to leave information about HALA and answer questions about the upzone. As your neighbor-driven community group, we encourage you to communicate directly back to the city with your feedback on the draft maps. Not sure how you feel? We

UPzoning Update for Crown Hill Urban Village

UPzoning Update for Crown Hill Urban Village

In late 2016, over 200 neighbors attended a series of neighborhood events hosted to gather input on the new draft upzone maps for Crown Hill Urban Village. Community members asked questions, raised concerns and discussed opportunities about the draft upzone maps and changes proposed for our neighborhood. Community Feedback and City

Neighborhood Greenway and Pedestrian Safety

Neighborhood Greenway and Pedestrian Safety

The City is proposing building a new Greenway and modifying the Holman Rd. pedestrian overpass through Crown Hill Urban Village. The Committee for Smart Growth is advocating for  pedestrian safety enhancements due to traffic through this business area, poor visibility, and lack of safe separated space for pedestrians to avoid traffic

The City is handing out free ice cream …

The City is handing out free ice cream …

… and taking public comments on potential impacts of upzoning and adding density and growth to our community. Free Ice Cream: Staff from the City will take comments on the potential impacts of adding density and growth in Crown Hill Urban Village this Saturday, August 27th during Seattle Summer Parkways

City Council Takes Big Step Towards Rezoning Urban Villages

City Council Takes Big Step Towards Rezoning Urban Villages

On Tuesday this week, the City Council’s Planning, Land Use, and Zoning (PLUZ) committee approved the Mandatory Housing Affordability-Residential framework legislation (MHA-R – aka the “Grand Bargain”) with some amendments. This framework legislation sets out the general rules for how residential development will contribute to affordable housing — but it