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Briefs: Tires slashed, streetfight, BHS jazz, litter patrol, beer wars and more

WEWORK EVERYWHERE: After announcing its taking a couple floors of Ballard’s upcoming office building at 15th and Market, it looks like WeWork is leasing the entire Watershed building in Fremont. That’s a new 7-story development at the base of the Aurora Bridge at N. 34th St.

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TIRES SLASHED: Neighbors say someone slashed the tires on at least 19 cars late Friday evening near on 24th Ave. NW near 83rd St. (which is near last week’s stabbing incident.) Residents in Magnolia were also hit, reports KIRO. Seattle Police has no suspects so far.

WEWORK EVERYWHERE: After announcing its taking a couple floors of Ballard’s upcoming office building at 15th and Market, it looks like WeWork is leasing the entire Watershed building in Fremont. That’s a new 7-story development at the base of the Aurora Bridge at N. 34th St.

INTERBAY APARTMENT: The plan for a new 5-story apartment at 2258 15th Ave W has passed the Design Review Board. Called “Coda”, the development will feature TBD retail on the ground floor.

    Briefs: Tires slashed, streetfight, BHS jazz, litter patrol, beer wars and more
    Our inbox has been filling up, so this issue of our Ballard briefs is especially packed. Off we go... TIRES SLASHED: Neighbors say someone slashed the tires on at least 19 cars late Friday evening near on 24th Ave. NW near 83rd St. (which is near last week's stabbing incident.)
    http://www.myballard.com

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Tunneling to the Junction is a Wasted Opportunity

...Transit 3 in 2016, they consented to a “provisional alignment” to take trains from roughly 15th & Market to the West Seattle Junction via South Lake Union and Downtown. A long line with...

    Tunneling to the Junction is a Wasted Opportunity
    When voters approved Sound Transit 3 in 2016, they consented to a "provisional alignment" to take trains from roughly 15th & Market to the West Seattle Junction via South Lake Union and Downtown. A long line with a long tunnel through downtown required compromises.
    https://seattletransitblog.com

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ST3 Level 1 Alternatives: Ballard & Interbay

...few options.  20th & Market is the westernmost and closest to the historic core of Ballard.  15th & Market is the most direct coming from the bridge and is our baseline assumption.  17th & Market...

...15th & Market is the most direct coming from the bridge and is our baseline assumption.  17th & Market gets you a bit closer to old Ballard, while another option at 14th Ave NW...

...assumption.  17th & Market gets you a bit closer to old Ballard, while another option at 14th Ave NW & NW 51st St puts you in an out-of-the-way industrial area that would be easiest to...

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...guideway (a route made easier if the Magnolia Bridge is removed), to a stop at 20th & Dravus St.  Three routes A second option threads the narrow buffer between the rail yard and the...

...the golf course, a less populated area, to a station in the industrial area around 17th & Bertona.  The final route option stays on 15th Avenue in an elevated guideway...

Once we’ve crossed the canal, we have a few options.  20th & Market is the westernmost and closest to the historic core of Ballard.  15th & Market is the...

    ST3 Level 1 Alternatives: Ballard & Interbay
    Yesterday we discussed the first cut of alternatives for light rail to West Seattle. Today we'll focus on Ballard and Interbay at the opposite end of the line.
    https://seattletransitblog.com

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Narrowing down the Ballard light rail routes as decision time nears

...a “movable bridge” (which opens for ship traffic) and moving into an elevated station at 15th and Market. As we’ve been reporting, this route has been widely controversial — mostly for traffic and...

...17th Ave. NW and Market. Two proposals have the station in the industrial area at 14th Ave. NW and NW 51st St. The proposed routes range from a fixed bridge or movable bridge to a tunnel...

...at 15th and Market 2) Fixed bridge north of Fishermen’s Terminal to station at 17th and Market 3) Movable bridge a block south of Ballard Bridge to station at 14th and 51st...

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While all of the 6 alternative routes avoid traveling down 15th Ave. north of Dravus St., they vary widely. One proposal puts the Ballard station as far north as 20th Ave...

...Dravus St., they vary widely. One proposal puts the Ballard station as far north as 20th Ave. NW and Market. Another at 17th Ave. NW and Market. Two proposals have the station in the industrial...

    Narrowing down the Ballard light rail routes as decision time nears
    Sound Transit has been busy boiling down thousands of public comments to find the best light rail route into Ballard. Even though light rail is YEARS away, the decision on the specific route - which will be Ballard's largest development project since the Ballard Locks - will be made early next year.
    http://www.myballard.com

5 days ago

Sound Transit Unveils West Seattle and Ballard Alternatives

...marks for the Elliott/15th/16th/Fixed Bridge alternative (purple alignment), which would terminate at NW Market St and 15th Ave NW. The alignment essentially mimics the representative project alignment, except that the Interbay stop would be...

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...very different objectives. For instance, the representative project alignment would take a weaving corridor along Fifth Avenue and Sixth Avenue while the First Hill alternative (pink alignment) would bring light rail to the lower slope...

The 5th/Roy/Consolidated alternative (navy blue alignment) would only provide one stop in South Lake Union, which would be consolidated to approximately the intersection of Westlake Ave N and Harrison St.

...situate light rail further away from the heart of Uptown by putting a station on Roy St and 1st Ave N.

    Sound Transit Unveils West Seattle and Ballard Alternatives " The Urbanist
    On Tuesday night, Sound Transit presented its first crack at alternative corridor alignments for the West Seattle and Ballard light rail extensions.
    https://www.theurbanist.org

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Police investigate the death of 79-year-old man found in a camper van in Ballard

...was found during a cursory search of the camper van, which was parked on the  5000 block of 15th Ave. NW.

    Police investigate the death of 79-year-old man found in a camper van in Ballard
    Police are investigating the death of a 79-year-old man who was found in a camper near the Ballard Bridge with a single bullet hole in his body. Police said the man, whose identity has not been released, had been dead...
    https://www.seattletimes.com

Apr 14

Homicide Investigation in Ballard

...to report of an unresponsive male inside a camper in a parking lot in the 5000 block of 15th Avenue NW.  First responders determined that the man had been deceased for several days and that it...

    Homicide Investigation in Ballard
    Homicide detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 79-year-old man in Ballard last night. On April 13th, at approximately 6:30 pm, Seattle Fire and Seattle Police responded to report of an unresponsive male inside a camper in a parking lot in the 5000 block of 15th Avenue NW.
    http://spdblotter.seattle.gov

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  • Construction permit

    Construct substantial alterations and an accessory dwelling unit (ADU), per plans

    1554 N.W. 50th St. Issued April 9, 2018 Comment

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