Brettler Family Place at Magnuson Park

Project Description

Phase 1 – completed 2011
52 new permanent apartments and townhouses for formerly homeless families in two buildings
Lowry Community Center

Phase 2 – Completed 2013
The second phase added 15 additional family apartments in a third building named Brettler Family Place 3.

Both phases are part of the 1993 Sand Point Housing Master Plan

Funding:  Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Washington State Housing Trust Fund, Seattle Housing Levy, HUD Economic Development Initiative, Building Communities Fund

Client: Solid Ground
Contractor:  Mar Pac Construction Phase 1 and Walsh Construction Phase 2

Constructed adjacent to the historic district in Seattle’s Magnuson Park, Brettler Family Place provides a total of 67 units of new housing for formerly homeless families and a new community building. All of the buildings are arranged around a large sunny courtyard and tot lot. A central circulation spine, which terminates at the courtyard, services as the defining unifying element of the development.