There are several ways that neighborhood residents and stakeholders across Seattle can participate in the redevelopment of Yesler Terrace. Board of Commissioners meetings and Citizen Review Committee meetings are open to the public. Staff members welcome your comments and suggestions. Here are some additional ways to stay informed:

Seattle Housing Authority has a staff of planners, communications workers and managers working on redevelopment efforts at Yesler Terrace. If you haven’t already met them, please feel free to contact them or introduce yourself when you see them in the community. Click on the names below to send an email, or give the relevant staff member a call.

The Yesler Terrace team at Seattle Housing Authority

Consulting teams

GGLO is a Seattle-based architecture firm assisting in redevelopment efforts, including developing a master plan, creating design guidelines, and developing phasing plans for implementation.

Building Changes, a Seattle-based nonprofit uniting public and private partners to end homelessness, was selected to lead the Yesler Terrace “social infrastructure” planning effort. The group worked with the existing Yesler Terrace community, including the Citizen Review Committee and the Yesler Terrace Community Council, to identify enhancements to existing social services and any needs for additional programs. Building Changes’ efforts focused on identifying programs—housed on the new Yesler Terrace site—that would enhance the quality of life and opportunity for residents.

Heartland is a Seattle-based firm providing strategic financial advisory services.

SvR is an integrated services firm providing civil engineering, landscape architecture, planning and environmental restoration with a specialization in innovative and sustainable solutions.

CollinsWoerman is a Seattle-based design firm who was selected to complete the initial phases of the project, involving site planning and preparation for the Environmental Impact Study (EIS).

Key Partners:

  • Catholic Community Services
  • City of Seattle
    • Department of Human Services
    • Department of Transportation
    • Department of Parks and Recreation
    • Department of Planning and Development
    • Office of Housing
    • Department of Neighborhoods
  • College Success Foundation
  • Harborview Medical Center
  • Historic Seattle
  • King County
  • Neighborhood House
  • Neighborcare Health
  • Seattle Foundation
  • Seattle Public Schools
  • Seattle University
  • Swedish Medical Center
  • Workforce Development Council
  • Yesler Terrace Citizens Review Committee

Key Committed Funders:

  • US Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • City of Seattle
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Enterprise

Community Partners:

  • Neighborhood Health
  • Neighborhood House
  • Seattle University
  • YearUp
  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • Seattle Foundation
  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • JPMorgan Chase Foundation

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