Welcome to our neighborhood! We are the residents, employees, property owners, business owners, non-profits, and visitors in one of Seattle’s most exciting neighborhoods – South Lake Union. Our website helps us stay in touch, be informed and get involved as our neighborhood plans for the future.

Elections for the SLUFAN Community Council Board of Directors

Elections for the SLUFAN Community Council Board of Directors will be held at the Annual Meeting held this year on March 6, 2007, 4:00-6:00 p.m. To be eligible to vote, you must attend the Annual Meeting, have attended at least two SLUFAN Community Council meetings in the past nine months and be a Stakeholder. “Stakeholders” are the residents; business and property owners (or their representatives); or employees in the South Lake Union neighborhood who spend the majority of their working time in the neighborhood. Candidates’ statements will appear on the SLUFAN web site beginning February 9. If you are interested in being on the SLUFAN Board, or wish to view statements from board candidates, go to Board Election Candidates.

We welcome all members of the South Lake Union community who are interested in taking an active role in the future of this neighborhood to attend our monthly meetings.

Streetcar Track Installation and Utility Work Continues

In January 2007, the Seattle Streetcar team will continue work on Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) water supply and drainage facilities, complete excavation activities at the streetcar maintenance facility and approach completion of the streetcar trackway along Fairview Avenue North. Track will also be installed at three high traffic intersections. » Read More

Westlake Avenue N Between Mercer and Valley Streets Closed ‘Round the Clock during Construction

Starting Tuesday, December 19, work along Westlake Avenue N, between Mercer and Valley Streets will be extended an additional month to complete the cleanup of a 1980s fuel spill. To expedite work, this portion of Westlake will be closed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. » Read More

New Cascade Senior Housing Awarded $5.7 Million

The Low Income Housing Institute’s (LIHI) newest affordable housing project in South Lake Union, Cascade Senior Housing, was awarded $5,761,300 in capital funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The funding will help construct 50 units of studio and one-bedroom units for low-income seniors under HUD’s Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly program. » Read More

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Survivorship Program

The Survivorship Program offers treatment, support, and education for survivors in the years after cancer treatment. Many cancer survivors have been treated with chemotherapies and radiation to cure their cancer. This can result in some potential long lasting or late onset effects. The Survivorship Program addresses various problems faced after therapy. » Read More

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The Seattle Department of Planning & Development (DPD) is working with the South Lake Union neighborhood to update the South Lake Union neighborhood plan. The new neighborhood plan will build on goals for neighborhood character, transportation and parks and open space, and will be adding sustainable development and housing goals. » Read More

SLU Neighborhood Plan Update

City of Seattle Department of Planning and Development made a presentation outlining the goals and policies of the draft Update, that the designation of SLU as an Urban Center has triggered the requirement to prepare an Update, and the process and calendar for public participation.
» View Presentation (PDF; 3.56 MB)