Eastward-facing view of 2400 block of NW Market Street

Ballard District Council – July 2020 Meeting – Market Street Development Projects

Date(s) - 07/08/2020
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Development on Market Street — Lots of Growth Coming to Downtown Ballard

Join us online for the July 2020 BDC meeting — featuring presentations on two large-scale developments proposed for NW Market Street, as well as planning/policy discussion from District 6 City Councilmember, Planning and Land Use Committee Chair, Dan Strauss.

The meeting will be broadcast on Wednesday, July 8, at 7pm, on the Ballard District Council YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzzSxAgqbNTe9gVjbyg-idQ).

HAVE QUESTIONS FOR OUR SPEAKERS? Please send them to info@ballarddistrict.org before or during the broadcast and we’ll include as many as we can. (We’ll also try to catch ones that are posted in YouTube comments.)


7:00-7:10 Intro and opening remarks

7:10- 7:25 Bryon Ziegler, Aegis Living Ballard
— 5-story building, 68 assisted living apartments for seniors and 24 memory care apartments
(949 NW Market St — https://www.aegisliving.com/aegis-of-ballard/, https://www.myballard.com/2020/05/19/first-look-at-ballard-aegis-design/)

7:20-7:35 Frank Stiegl, Ballard Yards
— 7-story, 171-unit apartment building with restaurant/retail space (2417 NW Market St — https://www.via-architecture.com/portfolio-item/ballard-yards/, https://www.myballard.com/2019/01/15/ballard-yards-apartments-on-market-st-in-final-review/)

7:35-7:45 Councilmember Strauss re: City and D6 role in planning and development in downtown Ballard

7:45-8:00 Q&A

Join us online this Wednesday, July 8, from 7-8pm, on the Ballard District Council YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzzSxAgqbNTe9gVjbyg-idQ).

Please share with other community members! Encourage them to follow BDC on Facebook and sign up for our email list by contacting info@ballarddistrict.org.


On July 10, the city has scheduled an Administrative Review (in lieu of a standard design review) of the 8-story hotel building planned for the former Ballard Blossom site, 1766 NW Market Street. Additional info: https://www.myballard.com/2019/05/02/early-design-guidance-meeting-for-7-story-hotel-proposed-for-market-st/ , https://www.seattle.gov/dpd/aboutus/news/events/DesignReview/Detail/default.aspx?id=8840 , http://www.seattle.gov/dpd/AppDocs/GroupMeetings/DRProposal3030170AgendaID8840.pdf

Here are links for some of the many other proposed projects on Market Street:

– 1140 NW Market St — https://www.myballard.com/2020/05/08/5-story-apartment-planned-for-nw-market-st/
– 1145 NW Market St — https://www.myballard.com/2020/06/02/ballard-firestone-sells-for-7-million/
– 1740 NW Market St, https://www.myballard.com/2019/12/26/updated-plans-for-new-8-story-apartments-on-market-st/, https://globalin.us/ballard-hub/
– 2501 NW Market St — https://www.myballard.com/2020/06/12/6-story-senior-housing-planned-for-west-side-of-nw-market-st/


Note: We look forward to once again being able to hold public meetings in person once pandemic social distancing rules are able to ease up. Until then, we’ll be doing our best to conduct civic events online.

Ballard District Council (BDC) has been an active coalition of Ballard and Crown Hill organizations for more than 30 years. We are a civic forum for community engagement, discussions and information sharing. If you live or work in Ballard, come to a BDC meeting and participate in your greater Ballard community — the 2nd Wednesday evening of each month (excluding August).