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Record No: Res 31772    Version: Council Bill No:
Type: Resolution (Res) Status: Adopted
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
Final Action: 10/11/2017
Ordinance No:
Title: A RESOLUTION calling for additional actions by the City and its partners to advance the vision of the Uptown Urban Design Framework, leverage new investments at Seattle Center to support mobility and promote livability in the Uptown Urban Center as both Uptown and Seattle Center grow, and to update the Seattle Center Century 21 Master Plan.
Sponsors: Rob Johnson
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att 1 - Uptown Urban Design Framework, 3. Signed Resolution 31772, 4. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
RESOLUTION __________________
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A RESOLUTION calling for additional actions by the City and its partners to advance the vision of the Uptown Urban Design Framework, leverage new investments at Seattle Center to support mobility and promote livability in the Uptown Urban Center as both Uptown and Seattle Center grow, and to update the Seattle Center Century 21 Master Plan.
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WHEREAS, Uptown was designated an Urban Center by the City Council when it adopted Seattle's Comprehensive Plan in 1994; and
WHEREAS, Urban Centers are to receive a significant share of citywide growth over time and a concentration of jobs and housing of regional significance; and
WHEREAS, the Seattle City Council recognized the Queen Anne Community Plan as the community's vision for growth in the neighborhood, including the Uptown Urban Center; and
WHEREAS, the Seattle City Council has adopted goals and policies for growth in the Uptown Urban Center; and
WHEREAS, the Office of Planning and Community Development (OPCD) has worked with the Uptown neighborhood, including the Uptown Alliance, to develop an Urban Design Framework that establishes a vision for the future development of Uptown; and
WHEREAS, the Uptown Urban Center has been designated as an Arts & Culture District and will leverage the resources of Seattle Center to be a regional arts destination; and
WHEREAS, designation of Uptown as an Arts & Culture District will advance the neighborhood identity as a regional destination for arts and culture; and
WHEREAS, the City Council has adopted development regulations that advance the vision of the Urban Design Framework to strengthen the connections between the Uptown Urban Center and the Seattle Center; and
WHEREAS, Seattle Center is a world-renowned 74-acre gathering place for civic, cultural, arts, entertainment and sports events and activities that began with the 1962 Seattle World's Fair and accommodates over 12 million visits annually; and
WHEREAS, Seattl...

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