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Waterfront – DPD’s Summary of Recommendations

The City Council will be considering changes to the downtown properties adjacent to the waterfront. DPD’s summary of recommendations see link below:

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  •  Adjust floor area requirements to promote housing and hotel uses.
  • Reclassify streets to apply higher standards for the street-level pedestrian environment.
  • Encourage unique pedestrian environment along Alaskan Way that reflects historic character.
  • Encourage unique pedestrian environment along Alaskan Way that reflects historic character.
  • Address visual impacts of parking through specialized standards for screening and separation.
  • Minor adjustments to bulk standards to enhance urban form and pedestrian scale.

Proposed Waterfront Zoning, http://clerk.seattle.gov/~public/meetingrecords/2013/awv20130506_2a.pdf