Julie Apartments

Project Description

47 units of low income housing
Urban Rest Stop
Client: Low Income Housing Institute
Contractor:  Buchanan General Contracting Company
Public Funding:  Washington State Housing Trust Funds, City of Seattle Low Income Housing Funds, Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Federal Historic Tax Credits.


  • Vision 2020 Award, Puget Sound Regional Council

The Julie Apartments’ renovation was the revitalization of a five-story, concrete and masonry historic Seattle hotel to provide 47 units of low income housing on the upper levels and the “Urban Rest Stop” on the main level.  The Urban Rest Stop provides public restrooms, showers and laundry facilities to homeless and low income individuals.  The Julie Apartments were renovated to Secretary of Interior Standards for Rehabilitation