Structure Type: built works - dwellings - houses - apartment houses

Designers: Active Engineering, Electrical Engineers (firm); HV Engineering Incorporated, Mechanical Engineers (firm); Rengstorf, Thomas V., Associates, Landscape Architects (firm); Stickney, Murphy and Romine (SMR), Architects (firm); SvR Design Company, Civil Engineers (firm); Walsh Construction Company (firm); Ronald Murphy (architect); Michael William Romine (architect); Jerry Stickney (architect)

Dates: constructed 2004-2005

5 stories, total floor area: 48,377 sq. ft.

803 East Denny Way
Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA 98122

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This five-story affordable housing project, developed by Pantages Apartments LLC, was shaped around a grand, existing residence built in 1906, for the celebrated theatre owner Alexander Pantages (1867-1936)

Building History

The City of Seattle described this affordable housing development in a brochure published soon after the Pantages Apartments opened in 12/2005: Seattle’s Pantages Apartments combines a rehabilitated, 2-story 1907 residence, a City of Seattle landmark, with a newly constructed, 5-story new apartment building. It provides 49 units of affordable housing, including three studios, 26 one-bedroom, 15 two-bedroom, and 5 three-bedroom apartments. The apartments are reserved for households earning 30 percent to 50 percent of area median income. The new 45,181 square-foot, 5-story building is set back from the sidewalk, rising behind the landmark on two sides. Detailing and materials reflect the character of the historic structure. The new building’s L-shape defines the common
courtyard space, which is in back of the original building. (See City of Seattle, "Green Home Case Study: Pantages Apartments," accessed 07/16/2017.)

Building Notes

Tel: 206.329.5407 (2017).

PCAD id: 21364