See something others should know about? Email CHS or call/txt (206) 399-5959. You can view recent CHS Crime coverage here. SWAT raid: At least two people were taken into custody in an early Wednesday morning SWAT raid on a Capitol Hill house near 19th and E Howell. According to reports from people living in the area, booms from police explosive devices went off around 6 AM and an armored SWAT vehicle was parked in front of the house. [ 193 more words ] https://www.capitolhillseattle.com/2018/06/blotter-early-morning-swat-raid-at-capitol-hill-house-louisa-boren-greenbelt-rescue/
A triangular park in front of one of the most unique office buildings in the world isn’t your typical venue for summer DJ dancing. THiRST, a weekly all-ages party, is putting the unassuming McGilvra Place Park along E Madison at 15th into motion every Friday through summer.
A pair of restaurant veterans who came to Seattle to be part of an Ethan Stowell project will take the space where his Anchovies and Olives shuttered last year forward into a new life as Plenty of Clouds, a project focused on flavors from South Central China set to open at 15th and Pine this summer. “A little bit lighter, a little bit spicier," … [ 362 more words ] http://www.capitolhillseattle.com/2018/06/inspired-by-chinas-seattle-like-land-of-plenty-plenty-of-clouds-coming-to-15th-and-pine/
Born in 2000 on 15th Ave E, Victrola has survived neighboring competitive corporate mimicry -- remember 15th Ave Coffee & Tea? -- and downright overwhelming investment on a global scale. This week, the small chain of cafes has expanded into new Seattle territory directly in the maw of massive brands downtown at 3rd and Pine -- and it has made some surprising alliances along the way.
A new project lined up to replace a surface parking lot on the northwest corner of 14th and Pine still needs to complete its earliest planning but already has a major selling point.
Capitol Hill’s gayborhood will grow back onto a new block as Union, a cocktail lounge serving the gay community, will open in the old Zoe restaurant space at Union and 14th.
One of the next Capitol Hill buildings to be considered for City of Seattle landmark protections this summer is going through the process before it can also get another sort of important protection -- from earthquakes. The Highland Apartments, the 1924-built masonry condominium building in the 900 block of 11th Ave E just across from Volunteer Park, is lined up to be reviewed in June "in order to ascertain its historic nature prior to a proposed major alteration to the property," according to the nomination report prepared on behalf of the building's owner. [ 455 more words ] http://www.capitolhillseattle.com/2018/05/94-year-old-highland-apartments-lined-up-for-seismic-overhaul-but-first-is-it-a-landmark/
Ready to be displaced by redevelopment of its longtime Midtown Center home, Earl’s Cuts and Styles will be moving into the Liberty Bank development, leaving its former home of 26 years on the corner of 23rd and Union.
Tuesday, a celebration of the life of Rev. Dr. Samuel B. McKinney was held at McCaw Hall following the civil rights leader's death at the age of 91 early last month. Now, legislation is in motion to designate McKinney's home church at 19th and Madison as an official Seattle landmark and protect the building's architectural features. "Landmark status is reserved for locations in our City that have been of exceptional value to social, political, architectural or community causes – and in the long history of… [ 295 more words ] http://www.capitolhillseattle.com/2018/05/as-rev-mckinney-remembered-his-mount-zion-baptist-church-set-to-become-seattle-landmark/
The Knights of Columbus, Seattle Council 676 will meet next week to hear Grand Knight Tom Joyce discuss one of the biggest decisions in the group’s 116 years as “a fraternal order of men dedicated in our Catholic faith” — the multi-million dollar decision to sell the Knights’ 106-year-old masonry building at the corner of Harvard and Union.
Here's where to build your mixed-use, preservation incentive-boosted apartment and brewery development. Or something. The Knights of Columbus, Seattle Council 676 will meet next week to hear Grand Knight Tom Joyce discuss one of the biggest decisions in the group’s 116 years as “a fraternal order of men dedicated in our Catholic faith” — the multi-million dollar decision to sell the Knights’ 106-year-old masonry building at the corner of Harvard and Union.
A nonprofit dedicated to helping indigenous people efficiently manage the environment is coming to Capitol Hill. The nonprofit Nia Tero looks to move into offices being renovated this summer at 501 E Pine. The organization will work with indigenous people around the world to help them continue to act as stewards of their land. “For millennia, indigenous peoples have thrived through connection with their territorial lands and waters. [ 244 more words ] https://www.capitolhillseattle.com/2018/05/environmental-nonprofit-nia-tero-ready-to-put-down-roots-with-new-pike-pine-office/
After a previous real estate effort was put on hold, families with loved ones at 17th and Madison's Gaffney House know this time it is different. Families are beginning the process of searching for new homes for their grandparents, parents, brothers, and sisters after being informed the small-scale assisted living facility for residents living with dementia is being closed as part of a plan to sell off the valuable property. [ 515 more words ] https://www.capitolhillseattle.com/2018/05/historic-gaffney-house-set-to-hit-the-market-again-at-17th-and-madison-leaving-vulnerable-residents-in-need-of-new-homes/