Proposal under consideration by City of Seattle:

  Step 1 - demolish this building (1890s)

  Step 2 - build glass and steel hotel skyscraper (no parking) 

WHAT IS HAPPENING?

A developer has proposed demolishing the Green Tortoise (Hahn) building and replacing it with a 14 story glass/steel hotel without any parking.

project #3028428

103 Pike Street

SE corner of 1st Ave and Pike Street

WHO IS OPPOSED?

Eugenia Woo

Director of Preservation Services

Historic Seattle

If the Hahn Building is allowed to be demolished and replaced with the proposed new building, the context of the “Four Corners” of 1st and Pike will forever be destroyed.

Alice Winship

President 

Association of King Co Historical Organizations

The Market entrance, as featured on so many postcards and souvenirs, would be irreparably damaged.

11,000+

Change.org Petitioners

Since it was started on Jan 18 more than 11,000 people have signed the Change.org petition opposing this development.

what's at stake
HISTORY
The Hahn building dates back to the 1890s.
what's at stake
TRAFFIC
The Pike Place Market entrance already experiences heavy traffic and faces uncertainty with impending 1st Ave Streetcar and viaduct demolition.
what's at stake
SCALE & SYMMETRY
No building at the four corners of the market entrance is taller than 3 stories.
what's at stake
LIGHT
A high-rise building would change the light environment, including shadows and possible reflection from exterior surfaces.

SIMPLE THINGS YOU CAN DO TO DEMONSTRATE YOUR OPPOSITION

 

1

EMAIL YOUR COMMENTS

Send a quick email expressing your opinion to the city of Seattle:

prc@seattle.gov 

reference Project #3028428 - 103 Pike

2

ATTEND AN UPCOMING MEETING

3rd EARLY DESIGN REVIEW MEETING

April 3, 2018 at 7:00pm

Seattle City Hall - Room L280

600 5th Ave

Contact/questions at city is:  

Tami Garrett 206.233.7182  tami.garrett@seattle.gov

3

SIGN THE PETITION

-  Almost 12,000 signatures already! -

https://www.change.org/p/city-of-seattle-save-the-market-entrance

4

FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK

"Save The Market Entrance"

Get notified about upcoming meetings and their outcomes.

 

 

QUESTIONS?

Contact Save The Market Entrance at info@savethemarketentrance.org

  • Facebook Social Icon