Meet the Candidates for Seattle City Council District #7

Both finalists in the upcoming November General Election running for Seattle City Council District #7 will speak to area residents on Tuesday October 1, 2019 at 415 Westlake Ave N., Seattle 98109 from 5-6:30PM. The public is invited to attend. 

Seattle District 7 includes; Belltown, Briarcliff, Cascade, China Town/ID, Denny Regrade, Queen Anne, South Lake Union, Uptown, West Edge, and Westlake neighborhoods – making it one of the fastest growing areas of downtown Seattle with 84,463 residents and 54,745 housing units according to the Census Bureau. SLU is home to Amazon, Google, Facebook and numerous high-tech and health science industries. 

Questions for candidates from several community councils in District 7 will be solicited. The forum will be moderated by Mark Baumgarten, Political Editor at KCTS9/Crosscut and host of the Crosscut Talks pod-cast. The format follows a traditional moderated question/answer session with timed responses. Following the 6:30PM conclusion candidates will meet with area residents informally. 

South Lake Union Community Council is a non-profit volunteer community leadership organization recognized by the City of Seattle. SLU Community Council is the steward of the SLU neighborhood plan and collaboratively with community stakeholders authored the SLU Urban Design Framework and the SLU/Uptown Mobility Plan. To get involved in your South Lake Union neighborhood, contact us at

Chandler's Cove: Early Community Outreach


Vulcan Real Estate aims to collect early community input for new construction of commercial buildings at 809 Fairview Ave. N. and 901 Fairview Ave. N. otherwise collectively known as Chandler’s Cove.

Proposal Summary 809

Fairview The proposed project consists of a new two story building that will be approximately 50,000 SF that will replace an existing two story building that will be demolished.

901 Fairview

The proposed project consists of a new one story, approximately 30,000 SF building that will replace an existing one story building that will be demolished; and a substantial renovation of an existing two story building on site resulting in approximately 30,000 SF building. An existing parking structure will remain.

Join us for a guided community site walk!

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 from 3-4pm

Meet at 809 Fairview in the Daniel’s Broiler parking lot or take an online survey to provide your input

Any information collected may be made public through the City of Seattle

South Lake Union Community Council Upcoming Elections & May 7 th Meeting Reminder

On June 4, 2019, the South Lake union Community Council will be holding our annual elections. We have three open Board Seats and are looking for interested candidates. In order to be eligible to run for a board position, candidates need to have attended 2 council meetings in the last 12 months (including the June Election meeting). If you are interested in running for a board position, please send a letter of interest to, and be sure to attend our May 7th Community Council Meeting at 415 Westlake Ave N starting at 5pm.