Kenney, Admiral Safeway set to return to Design Review

September 25, 2009 at 8:53 am | In Development, The Kenney, West Seattle news | 1 Comment

A sign of the development slowdown – the Southwest Design Review Board hasn’t met in 2 months – no projects to review. But now the schedule shows encores for two redevelopment projects that have both been before the SWDRB at least once: The Kenney and Admiral Safeway (each of those links will take you to the official city project page). The city’s scheduling page cautions that this date is tentative, but for now, they’re both on the schedule for a SWDRB meeting on October 22nd at Youngstown Arts Center in North Delridge. The last review for The Kenney was in May (WSB coverage here); since then, its iconic cupola-topped Seaview building has been declared a city landmark. The last review for the Admiral Safeway project was in November (WSB coverage here); last Tuesday, the city announced it’s seeking comments on the request to “vacate” an alley section that goes through the site. If the scheduling doesn’t change, The Kenney is scheduled for a 6:30 hearing October 22, followed by the 8 pm review for Admiral Safeway.

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  1. I know this is probably trivial, but way to make it accessible to people in the neighborhood it’s going to affect (the Safeway part). Expedient for the board to have it all in one place, for sure, but for those of us without car, it’s nigh unto impossible to take a bus from Admiral to the Youngstown location, esp. for something at 8pm, that may last an hour or two.

    Someone take copious notes, please :)

    Comment by JanS — 10:31 am September 25, 2009 #

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