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Are Your Digital Communications Accessible?

Websites, web-based software applications, online videos, and digital documents in Word, PDF, and other formats can be accessible to everyone; however, none of these media are accessible automatically. On Thursday, April 14, technology accessibility specialist Terrill Thompson from the University of Washington’s DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking and Technology) program will… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to Consider Nomination of the Guild 45th Theater for Landmark Status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of the Guild 45th Theater (2115 North 45th Street) on Wednesday, April 6 at 3:30 p.m. in Seattle City Hall, 600 4th Avenue, Floor L2, Room L280 (Boards and Commissions Room). The public is invited to attend the meeting and make comments. Written… [ Keep reading ]

Greenwood Recovery Office Is Open

The Greenwood Recovery Office will continue to be open for the neighborhood from Monday, March 21 – Friday, March 25. The temporary office is located at Works Progress (115 N 85th St, Suite 202), a coworking space in Greenwood, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. The phone number is 206-396-2788 during regular… [ Keep reading ]

Site of Greenwood Explosion Transitions from Cleanup to Recovery

Neighborhood Recovery Center Established to Continue Support On Tuesday, Mayor Murray announced that the Incident Command Center for the explosion in Greenwood has wrapped up operations and opened a neighborhood office to support local businesses and residents. “I am very grateful to the cooperation and support from the community, partner… [ Keep reading ]

Work Continues at Greenwood Incident Site Monday, March 14

On Monday, the City’s departments continue to work vigilantly at the Greenwood incident site with state and utility partners. We appreciate the community’s efforts to clean up debris throughout the neighborhood and its patience while the city departments’ work continues. On Sunday afternoon, Greenwood Avenue reopened to traffic with the… [ Keep reading ]

Greenwood Avenue is Open to Traffic

As the investigation continues into the explosion that destroyed a building near 85th Street and Greenwood Avenue, a multi-functional team from the City of Seattle has been able to open an additional lane of Greenwood Avenue for traffic. Greenwood now has two traffic lanes for northbound traffic and one southbound… [ Keep reading ]

Work Continues at Greenwood Explosion Site

A multi-functional team from the City of Seattle continued Sunday to support an investigation into an explosion that destroyed a building near 85th Street and Greenwood Avenue and provide assistance to the neighborhood. Puget Sound Energy crews are working to determine what caused the explosion. Seattle police officers and employees… [ Keep reading ]

City and Community Working to Clean up Greenwood

As clean up continues today at the Greenwood incident site, city departments are working together with our state and utility partners. We appreciate everyone’s patience, especially the Greenwood neighborhood, while this work continues. Deputy Mayor Joncas stopped by to tour the site and impacts to the neighborhood to show her support… [ Keep reading ]

Greenwood Neighborhood Assistance

With the March 9 explosion in Greenwood, we have set up a webpage with resources and contact information that may be helpful to neighbors and business owners. It will be continuously updated as new information becomes available. Our Customer Service Bureau is also available to help. Just call 206-684-2489.

Meet Our New Staff Member – Frank Nam

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods welcomes Frank Nam, our new Neighborhood District Coordinator Supervisor. Frank comes to us from City Year, Inc. as the Managing Director of National Admissions where he led a five-person team responsible for admitting 3,500 AmeriCorps volunteers at 28 sites across the country. Before that he served as… [ Keep reading ]