Design Review on November 21st: Trailer Park to Townhouses Project

A developer is making plans to replace the trailer park at 2101 NE 88th Street with a townhouse complex.  The next step is a Design Review Board meeting on Monday, November 21st, at which plans will be presented.

Site plan of the townhouse development for 2101 NE 88th Street. NE 88th Street is at the top of the map. The top left corner is Lake City Way NE. This drawing shows the site plan of how the townhouses will be arranged, and the circulation pattern of the driveways.

Site plan of the townhouse development showing NE 88th Street at the top of the drawing and Lake City Way NE on the left.

Few people are aware that there is a trailer park on the western edge of Wedgwood, at NE 88th Street next to Lake City Way NE.  The Intracorp developer is in process to build a townhouse complex there, after the year-long timeline for current residents to move out by May 2017.

As required by state law for low-income tenants, the current trailer park residents are being assisted by a social service agency to find other housing, and cash moving help is also specified by state law RCW 59.18.440.  The City of Seattle’s Tenant Relocation Assistance Ordinance adds to that and requires that half of the relocation assistance be paid by the developer (see Seattle Municipal Code 22.210)

The process of building the new townhouses includes “design review” which is presented at a public meeting.  The Design Review Board members are volunteers who oversee architectural and site planning, measuring the presentation according to the City’s Design Guidelines.

The townhouse presentation will be on November 21st at 6:30 PM at the Good Shepherd Center in Wallingford.  See address and meeting info here:

2101 NE 88th Street

Land Use Application to allow 21 structures containing 89 townhomes. Parking for 148 vehicles to be provided. Existing structures to be demolished. Environmental Review includes future Full Unit Lot Subdivision.

Review Meeting
November 21, 2016 6:30 p.m.

Good Shepherd Center

4649 Sunnyside Avenue N
Room 202
Review Phase
REC–Recommendation  See All Reviews

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