The Wedgwood Art Festival is BACK THIS WEEKEND!

The Wedgwood Art Festival is back again this weekend – in real life! This event has grown over the years and has become an iconic part of Wedgwood.  This year, the Wedwood Art Festival hosts 70+ artists, an expanded beer garden, and kids activities!  Also, visit their website and print off your own “Festival Buck” to use at the festival for savings on art or food and as your entry for a $100 Safeway giftcard! Make sure to swing by the festival, which will be at the Our Lady of the Lake (35th and 89th) parking lot.  The Wedgwood Art Read More …

Mixed Use Redevelopment of Wedgwood Center Proposed

As the Daily Journal of Commerce recently reported, Security Properties has recently submitted pre-application materials to the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspection (SDCI) for the redevelopment of the Wedgwood Center, which includes the entire parcel that spans from the QFC to Homestreet Bank.  Security Properties is a a multi-family residential developer and manager with a significant presence in Seattle and is currently developing a $193M residential tower in Belltown. This is the very first step in what may be a long process before there is a detailed development concept.  This process seeks initial feedback from the city on a Read More …

Join Us for our July WCC Board Meeting. Tues, July 5th, 7PM via Zoom

You’re invited to join us for our July board meeting on Tuesday, July 5th at 7PM via Zoom (meeting details below). Our agenda is still being developed, but we anticipate it will look something like the following: Welcome and Introductions Public comments Review and approve past meeting minutes Social equity check-in Land-Use Committee check-in Business District coordination and engagement Events update Summer Picnic – Seeking Sponsors Wedgwood Art Fest Fundraising Discussion Questions Wedgwood Community Council is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: WCC’s July Board Meeting Time: Jul 5, 2022 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Read More …

Join Us for our June WCC Board Meeting. Tues, June 7th, 7PM via Zoom

You’re invited to join us for our June board meeting on Tuesday, June 7th at 7PM via Zoom (meeting details below). Our agenda is still being developed, but we anticipate it will look something like the following: Welcome and Introductions Public comments Review and approve past meeting minutes Election results! Social equity check-in Happy Pride! Juneteenth Seattle City Council Redistricting One Seattle Plan – Comprehensive Plan Update Land-Use Committee check-in Business District coordination and engagement Events update Summer Picnic – Seeking Sponsors Questions Topic: WCC June 2022 Board Meeting Time: Jun 7, 2022 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Read More …

City Kicks Off Engagement for “One Seattle Plan” Comprehensive Plan Update

The city is kicking off a major update to its current 2035 Comprehensive Plan, which they’ve branded as the “One Seattle Plan.”  A major update to the Comprehenvsive Plan occurs every 5 years and lays the framework for policy updates that shape the city for years to come.  To faciliate engagement in the development of the One Seattle Plan, the city has set up an Engagement Hub.  A Phase 1 Survey is open through June 14th. To learn more about the city’s comprehensive plan, watch the One Seattle Comprehensive Plan Update 101 video below.

Northeast Seattle Tool Library Tool Sale – Saturday, May 21st, 9AM – 2PM

The NE Seattle Tool Library, an awesome community resource that any aspiring DIY-er or seasoned tinkerer should know about, is having its “biggest tool sale ever.” According to their announcement, the tool sale will be on Saturday, May 21st, from 9AM – 2PM. ALL OFFERS WILL BE ACCEPTED! And, if you’re a member and bring someone who becomes a new member then you get a free tool! There will be thousands of tools and (arguably more importantly) baked treats! So, go give an aspiring tool a home and keep it out of the landfill!  Oh, and tell your friends! For Read More …

Join Us and Councilmember Sara Nelson for our May WCC Board Meeting (and Elections!) – Tues, May 3rd, 7PM via Zoom

You’re invited to join us for our April board meeting on Tuesday, April 5th at 7PM via Zoom (meeting details below). We are excited to be joined for this upcoming board meeting by Sara Nelson, Seattle City Council Member-Position 9 (citywide).  And as it’s May, we’ll kick-off our elections for our 3 new interim board members. Our agenda is still being developed, but we anticipate it will look something like the following: Welcome and Introductions Public comments Review and approve past meeting minutes Introduce Councilmember Nelson Social equity check-in Happy National Asian American and South Pacific Islander Heritage Month Happy Jewish-American Read More …

April Highlight: Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda Joins Wedgwood Community Council Meeting

One of the highlights of our April board meeting was having Councilmember Theresa Mosqueda join us to share some thoughts and answer questions.  Councilmember Mosqueda was elected to the Seattle City Council in 2017 to represent the at-large position 8. Her newsletter is available by signing up here.  Wedgwood resident, Maura, prepared the following summary of Mosqueda’s comments.  Join us for our Tuesdsay, May 2nd, 7PM board meeting where Councilmember Sara Nelson (Position 9) will join us. Seattle Councilmember Theresa Mosqueda is encouraged by the work the city is doing to help ease the region’s homelessness crisis. “There is nothing Read More …

Wong’s Redevelopment Update

There’s been some progress on the proposed redevelopment of Wong’s that we wanted to share. And no, despite the image below, not everyone in the neighborhood will soon be driving a Porsche or other convertible sports car. First, a quick history. In late 2018, a pre-design community meeting was held on-site as part of the city’s required Early Design Guidance to present a proposal for a townhome community to be developed on site. In late 2020, Milton Lam Architects proposed 3 different options for of a townhome community on-site.  The different options were simialar in some ways, but varied substantially Read More …

Annual Eckstein Band Rummage Sale is Back! Saturday, April 23rd, 9AM-3PM

In order for this event to be a success, your donations are needed.  Please set aside your gently used clothing, household items, books, music, furniture, sporting goods, and more. All donations will be accepted on Friday, April 22nd from 1:30PM to 4:30 PM in the Eckstein Cafeteria (back of the school from 75th entrance). Mark your calendar and come to the Rummage Sale on Saturday, April 23rd from 9 to 3!