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Is Seattle’s Greenwood actually Greenwild?

January 22nd, 2012 · 1 Comment · Fred Meyer Greenwood, Greenwood

PhinneyRidge.org regularly showcases top local writers who provide a unique perspective on the Phinney Ridge and Greenwood neighborhoods.  Matt Caliri shared his take on Greenwood with a walk through some of the community’s most interesting spots presented here… They serve Chimay at the coffee shop a few blocks from my house in Greenwood.  Chimay.  At […]

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Seafair’s Greenwood Parade: Pony rides, floats, pirates & more!!!

July 26th, 2011 · No Comments · Fred Meyer Greenwood, Greenwood

The Greenwood-Phinney Chamber of Commerce celebrates Seattle’s summer-time with the 61st annual Greenwood Seafair Parade on Wednesday July 27th from 6pm to 8:30pm. “This year we will be having Dean Ridgway from Ridgeline Ranch with his darling Welsh ponies offering pony rides in the Greenwood Fred Meyer parking lot,” says Parade Director Ann Woodward. “The […]

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Fred Meyer Develops Greenwood Parade

April 11th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Fred Meyer, Fred Meyer Greenwood

The Greenwood Parade is an annual event to celebrate the summertime and is the oldest neighborhood Seafair sanctioned parade in the Seattle area.

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Greenwood Density Rising @ Fred Meyer

November 2nd, 2010 · No Comments · Fred Meyer, Fred Meyer Design, Fred Meyer Greenwood, Phinney Ridge

The Greenwood Town Center and Fred Meyer saga continues tonight….. The Seattle DPD is recommending that the area currently zoned commercially with a 40 foot height limit be changed to neighborhood commercial with a 65 foot height limit. First Ave would also get a pedestrian overlay. Both changes discourage auto-oriented development and encourage pedestrian-oriented development. […]

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Greenwood Seattle Rezoning – Public Outrage Vented

June 29th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Fred Meyer Design, Fred Meyer Greenwood

Here is the feedback from concerned members of the community who are outraged at these changes. Neighbors spoke of common themes including parking pressures, vacant buildings, transients. Concerns were specific to both renters and owners being forced out with higher property valuations driven by the rezoning in a declining economy with minimal retail demand in […]

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Greenwood Fred Meyer – Zoning Discussion is Tonight

June 29th, 2010 · No Comments · Fred Meyer Greenwood

Join us and the City of Seattle tonight to discuss and hear your opinions on the zoning proposals surrounding the Fred Meyer Greenwood project. We’ll be reporting from the meeting to ensure the community has all of the diverse perspectives and flavor of this important meeting. The meeting will be held in the Fellowship Hall […]

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Fred Meyer Greenwood – Rezoning Proposals Begin.

June 7th, 2010 · No Comments · Fred Meyer, Fred Meyer Design, Fred Meyer Greenwood, Greenwood

As we’ve previously reported, proposals are in play to rezone the neighborhoods surrounding Fred Meyer Greenwood’s expansion. This will likely add the ability for townhomes and increased neighborhood density around soon-to-be-remodeled shopping center. The graphic shows the detail of the proposed impacts to the surrounding homes. On June 29th, Seattle’s Planning Department will host a […]

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Fred Meyer and the Peat Bog Dilemma

March 12th, 2010 · No Comments · Fred Meyer, Fred Meyer Design, Fred Meyer Greenwood

What will the new Fred Meyer development do to Greenwood’s peat bog? That’s what Seattle’s Department of Planning and Development has to decide before they either let the project stand or order an additional environmental review. Over 50 concerned neighbors showed up to a public meeting at Loyal Height Community Center on Thursday night to […]

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Environmental Review for Fred Meyer’s Greenwood Expansion

March 11th, 2010 · No Comments · Development Projects, Fred Meyer, Fred Meyer Design, Fred Meyer Greenwood

Thursday, March 11 is the next public comment on the environmental impact of Fred Meyer’s Greenwood expansion. This is an important project for our community and many have voiced concern on the impact to the peat bog. Make sure to attend this meeting if possible and we’ll be sharing our coverage with the neighborhood. MEETING […]

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Fred Meyer Greenwood Expansion – March Public Review Scheduled

March 5th, 2010 · No Comments · Fred Meyer Greenwood, Phinney Ridge

Seattle’s Department of Planning and Development (DPD) is holding a public meeting to gather comments on the Fred Meyer project in the Town Center. This meeting is focused on information relating to soils and hydrology issues and to receive comment on other environmental issues. A geotechnical report has been submitted by the developer which identifies […]

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