Map courtesy of SDPD
5601 24th Ave N.W. The current structure is slated to be demolished in oder to build a seven story assisted living facility.

Ballard Development: Design Review for 7-story assisted living facility

The Department of Planning and Development released an announcement for a Design Review meeting to assess a proposed seven-story assisted living facility at 5601 24th Ave. N.W.


5601 24th Ave N.W. (#3015428): The proposal is to allow a 7-story structure containing 105 assisted living units with approx. 3,700 sq. ft. of retail space at grade. Parking for 65 vehicles to be provided below grade. Existing structures to be demolished.


Date: Monday, May 19, 2014

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Ballard Community Center
6020 28th Ave NW
Sunset/Captain Ballard Room

All meeting facilities are ADA compliant. Translators or interpreters provided upon request. Please contact the planner listed above at least five business days prior to the meeting to request this service.


The Director will accept written comments to assist in the preparation of the early design guidance through May 19, 2014. You are invited to offer comments regarding important site planning and design issues, which you believe, should be addressed in the design for this project.

Comments and requests to be made party of record should be submitted to or

City of Seattle – DPD – PRC
700 5th Avenue, Suite 2000
PO Box 34019
Seattle, WA 98124-4019


An application for Design Review related to future development of this site has been submitted to the Department of Planning and Development (DPD). This second stage of Design Review is the Recommendation phase. At the Design Review Board Recommendation meeting, the following occurs:

1. The applicant will present information about the proposed design and how
it responds to the Design Review Guideline priorities established at the previous Early Design Guidance meeting(s).
2. The public may offer comments regarding the proposed design.*
3. The Design Review Board will offer their recommendations regarding the design to DPD.
4. Following the meeting, DPD will issue a written Recommendation report summarizing the meeting. This report will be sent to those who signed in at the meeting or otherwise requested a copy.

*Please note that public comment at the Recommendation meeting is limited to design considerations. If environmental review is triggered, comments related to environmental impacts (such as traffic, parking, noise, etc) may be sent to DPD following notice of that review.


This proposal may be viewed at our Design Review Program website at . For more information regarding this application or the Design Review process, you may contact the Land Use Planner listed above, go to the Design Review Program website or visit our office at the address above. (We are open from 8 am to 4 pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday and from 10:30 am to 4 pm Tuesday and Thursday.) Additional application documents for this proposal may be found at

We encourage our readers to comment. No registration is required. We ask that you keep your comments free of profanity and keep them civil. They are moderated and objectionable comments will be removed.