Admiral Safeway Design Review Meeting

2622 CALIFORNIA AVE SW
Area: West Seattle
Zone: AIRPORT HEIGHT DISTRICT, ARTERIAL WITHIN 100 FT., LOWRISE-3, NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL 2-40', SCENIC VIEW WITHIN 500 FT., URBAN VILLAGE OVERLAY
Contact: STEVE SEARS
Contact phone: (206)310-4365 x
Planner: Michael Dorcy
Planner phone: (206)615-1393
Conditions:
The Director of DPD is convening the Design Review Board for a 3rd recommendation meeting.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
The proposal is for a Contract Rezone 130,000 sq. ft. of land from NC 2 40' and L3 to NC 3 40'. Project includes a 4-story building containing 59,000 sq. ft. of retail grocery store (Safeway), 20,000 sq. ft. of additional commercial and 40 apartment units. Project also includes 9,100 cu. yds. of grading and an alley vacation. Parking for 227 vehicles to be provided at, below and above grade. Existing 35,000 sq. ft. grocery store to be demolished and a single family residence to be relocated or demolished. Project related to Lot Boundary Adjustment 3010683.

PROCESS
The applicant has applied for Design Review related to development of this site. At the Design Review Board meeting the applicant will present information about the proposed design and how it responds to the Design Guideline priorities established at the Early Design Guidance Board meeting on September 25, 2008, 2nd Early Design Guidance Board meeting on November 20, 2008, Recommendation meeting on October 22, 2009, and 2nd Recommendation Meeting on December 17, 2009 regarding this site; the public may offer comments regarding the proposed design; and, the Design Review Board members will offer to the Director of the Department of Planning and Development their recommendations regarding the design.