- Working with Historic Seattle and Vanishing Seattle to save the historic Showbox Theater
- Updating the City’s inventory of Belltown’s historic, iconic and character buildings
- Developing a Belltown Historic Preservation Plan and Nominating Priority Buildings and Sites as City Landmarks
- Nominating a portion of Belltown as a City Landmark to help tell the continuing story of Indigenous Peoples in our neighborhood/city
- Starting and building a Belltown Community Resilience Hub – a completely ground up, money-free, neighborhood group intended to increase emergency preparedness, neighborhood connections, friendships, trust, and collective activities – and to just have FUN!
- and ALWAYS standing by to stand up for historic Belltown buildings on the chopping block!!!!
We are working with the Belltown community to accomplish the following goals.
- Tracking City of Seattle zoning changes proposed for Belltown – and advocating for workforce and low-income Belltowners
- Maintain an emergency communications HUB to build community resilience to disasters and loss of internet and other communications
- Increase the supply of workforce and affordable housing to keep Belltown the home of the downtown workforce
- Support social housing in Belltown under the City’s new development authority
- Inventory and map Belltown’s community assets and public and private realms
- Increase investment development benefits and decrease impacts by revising the 1998 Belltown Neighborhood Plan , the 1999 Belltown Neighborhood Plan Matrix and the 2004 Belltown Design Guidelines
- Maintain portions of 2nd Ave between Wall and Lenora as the heart of AFFORDABLE Belltown