Growth is happening in the Jackson Place neighborhood on Hiawatha Place South & surrounding. New developments, construction and more businesses in Tenant Improvement phases as they add to the current lineup to the HUB:
Artspace, Budd & Co., Café Weekend, C Art Gallery, Cascade Oil, Central Bark, Darigold, My World Dance & Fitness, Pontedera Condos, Puget Sound Solar, Seattle Capoeira Center, San Fernando Roasted Chicken, Seattle Bouldering Project, Rainier Veterinary Hospital, Sleeping Bulldog Bed & Breakfast, Two Small Men Moving, Working Dog Bicycles, Youth Venture Ashoka
DEVELOPMENTS, MIXED USE & NEW HOMES
Pontedera Condos – condos & work live units available for sale @ http://www.pontederacondos.com/
New development/ apartment building – broke ground July 2012… more info tba on Hiawatha Place
New construction at Goodwill – new office development @ S. Dearborn & Rainier Ave.
New construction – first hill line transit on 14th and Jackson by Seattle Street Car
Parking – With growth comes no parking turnover. New pay lot on Hiawatha Place & S. Charles to balance the growth for the new businesses & neighbors – Support the neighborhood, create turnover if your visiting the neighborhood more than 2 hrs at a time. Costs $1 by the hour $2 all day or $25 by the month.
Parks – Judkins Park adds skatespot, updates tennis courts to bike polo courts. Jimi Hendrix park developement ensuing
Transit – Seattle Street Car/ first hill connection, light rail accessible/ Mt baker station as well as I-90 express routes to downtown & eastside vs. local routes
Markets & Events – Hiawatha Flea (June & Sept. bi-annual summertime market), Umojafest @Judkins Park – August, All Things Japanese Sale – August, Hiawathoween – October, Bike to Work Day – May, Night Out Block party – August, JP Community council election – June, Park(ing) Day – September Hiawatha Lofts art & music events + more
MEDIA/ NEIGHBORHOOD GROUPS:
CDNEWS/ blog http://www.centraldistrictnews.com
Jackson Place – Neighborhood Assoc http://jacksonplace.org/
Jackson Place Business Assoc. – facebook
Colman – Judkins Park Neighborhood Assoc. http://www.ci.seattle.wa.us/commnty/cna/about/index.htm
Jackson Street Cooridor Assoc. / BIA – http://jacksonstreetcorridor.com/
Jackson Commons/ blog & projects – http://jacksoncommons.com
New developments and neighborhood of the week as featured in the Real Estate section of the Seattle Times defining the Atlantic neighborhood aka the HUB/ JACKSON PLACE/ JUDKINS PARK/ N. Rainier Valley.
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