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Woodland Park United Methodist Church to be demolished, developed, and reborn

The Woodland Park United Methodist Church, in partnership with a to-be determined nonprofit affordable housing developer, will redevelop the church site on 78th and Greenwood starting in 2024.

The goal is a new multi-use structure with 75 residential units distributed over 6 floors, several retail spaces, and a more efficient and sustainable home for the church congregants at street level. All the apartments will have rents capped so as to be affordable to residents who earn no more than 60% of area median income. They intend to build as many 3-bedroom, family-sized units as their funding allows, with a goal of 20%. There will be 18 parking spaces and some amenities in the basement.

Permitting is underway and should go through 2024, with constructed estimated to last from 2024 to 2026. Community members can check out the project website here, and if you would like to submit comments and thoughts on the project, you can do so here.

Project Address: 302 N 78th St Seattle, WA 98103
Brief Description: The project proposes the redevelopment of the church site in a manner consistent with the church’s mission. This will include several small homes sold at affordable prices, construction of about 75 workforce, family-sized apartments, and new space for the church.
Applicant: Conlin Columbia LLC
Contact Person: Natalie Quick
Contact Information: [email protected]
Type of Building: Mixed-use residential (retail and religious uses included)
Neighborhood: Greenwood
In Equity Area: No