As Capitol Hill becomes an even more crowded and busy place, the neighborhood is finding ways to put more of its space to use.
The alley connecting Pike to Pine just west of Broadway is set for a transformation hoped to enhance the neighborhood and surrounding streets. Tuesday night, you can help start work on redesigning the Neighbours Alley:
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The process to create “a new design and activation strategy” for the alley will begin in with the workshop to begin shaping the plan. Led by the Capitol Hill Eco District and its parent Capitol Hill Housing, the effort is being funded by a portion of $1.2 million in City of Seattle funding awarded earlier this year. The funding will be used to support a design consultant and the community design process.
“Capitol Hill Housing is working together with local business and property owners, and the broader community to develop a vision alley running from E Pike Street to E Pine Street between Broadway and Harvard Ave,” organizers write. “We would like your input on what elements you think are key to transforming the alley into a space that is memorable and inviting.”
“The alley could be a great public space with a bit of love,” Joel Sisolak of the Capitol Hill Eco District said earlier this year.
If you cannot make Tuesday night’s workshop, you can also provide feedback here via the Neighbours Alley Design Survey.