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Roosevelt Station

Seattle, WA
Transit Oriented Development

The Roosevelt Station project was an effort by Sound Transit to redevelop land acquired for light rail station construction. We joined two or our current clients to create a concept design for public realm and building massing strategies for a new transit-oriented development. The project creates a permeable and verdant ground-plane to enhance neighborhood connections and create a center-of-gravity in the public realm between the neighborhood’s primary retail and commercial corridor, Roosevelt Way NE, and the new light rail station entrances.

Reference and Concept

Roosevelt Station is a mixed-use Transit-oriented development adjacent to the new Roosevelt Station. Two connected six-story residential buildings are designed above a shared podium with street level retail, public and common open space, a market hall, with parking below. A pedestrian through-block pathway links 66th and 67th through a public courtyard. Adjacent that connective landscape, the project includes a preschool and an outdoor children’s play area.

Together, both buildings include 265 affordable apartments serving a mix of families with children, seniors, veterans, singles, couples and people living with disabilities; a preschool/early learning center; a courtyard with children’s play area; and the Roosevelt Market Hall, a community gathering space with a public market, retail storefronts to enhance the pedestrian and neighborhood commercial experience on Roosevelt Way NE, and a food hall with market stalls and seating along the Green Street planned for NE 66th Street.


Seattle, Washington

The Low Income Housing Institute︎︎︎

Concept Design: 2018

Affordable Housing, Child-Care, Public Space

248,000gsf; 1.25ac

Architect of Record: Runberg︎︎︎
Landscape Architect: Hewitt︎︎︎


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