The Phinney Ridge Community Council (PRCC) is a volunteer, not-for-profit organization that tracks issues such as public safety, transportation, transit, land use, zoning, city budget priorities, capital improvements, parks, open space use and other civic issues.
The PRCC initiates communication with elected officials, city departments, other community councils and civic organizations to ensure our neighborhood shares in opportunities for public input and resources.
The PRCC is a resource for sharing ideas, concerns and for building coalitions.5
Currently we are meeting via ZOOM. Check Agenda or Announcements for ZOOM log in information for upcoming meetings.
Members of the PRCC Board of Directors must live, rent or own property or a business between Aurora Avenue & 8th Avenue N.W. and between N. 46th Street and N. 75th Street
Questions and information about the Phinney Ridge Community Council? Contact PRCC President:
Alice Poggi: Email
NEWS & Announcements
November 1st Meeting Report
The architects (Cone Architects) of the 6010 Phinney project showed preliminary options for the development and that they will begin the Master Use permit process soon and anticipate the Early Design Guidance meeting in January 2024. The owner has engaged a consultant to determine steps needed to clean up contaminants on the site. Previous studies (2009) showed significant contamination at the site. Project will be rentals ranging in size from 450 sf to 750 sf. See below for more info.
During the Q&A period, Kate from CM Strauss office provided the following links for more information on the City budget process. Also a link to the City customer service bureau to report illegal camping.
Other Development Activity
Early engagement for development of the 6010 Phinney site (current location of Chef Liao & Phinney Ridge Cleaners). Architect described the project as a "new mixed use structure, containing 1 below grade parking level and 5 above grade levels. There will be 2 commercial spaces at the ground floor, and 38 residential units above with 22 parking spaces indicated. The owner would like to propose a mix of studio, 1-bedroom, and 2-bedroom units." Cone Architecture is doing public outreach per Dept. of Neighborhoods requirements. More info and survey at www.cone-outreach.com/phinneymixeduse
Methodist Church at 302 N. 78th will be demolished and replaced with about 75 workforce, family-sized apartments, and new space for the church. The residential units distributed over 6 floors; a couple of retail spaces and a religious institution at street level; served by 18 parking spaces and some amenities in the basement. The parking lot on east side will be sold and developed separately per the presubmittal document. SDCI Record Number: 3039854-EG
The condo project at 6817 Greenwood (propose as a Living Building pilot project) received a final Design Review Board approval so will proceed through the permitting process. This building will gain 12 extra feet of height under the LB pilot). See the Recommendation Report pdf at link below.
The 31 unit apartment project at 6555 Greenwood received many comments from the neighbors concerned about the lack of parking and incompatibility of the structure height with the surrounding community. The project is now under Administrative Design Review. See comments at Record Number: 3039689-EG-PC - Seattle Services Portal | Seattle.gov