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Delridge Library

Delridge Library

Delridge Library/Vivian McLean Place Apartments

Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association

This project was the first in Seattle to combine a permanent Seattle Public Library branch with affordable housing. The project includes 19 family housing units. Sculptural metalwork designed by Nick Lyle and Jean Whitesavage evokes the native plants of the Longfellow Creek Legacy Trail, which is a short distance away.

Project Manager: Philippa Nye (as employee of Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association)

Project Owner: Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association

Architect: SMR Architects

Builder: Walsh Construction

Funding Sources: City of Seattle Housing Levy, State Housing Trust Fund, Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Washington Mutual Bank (now Chase Bank)

Year Completed:2001