© 2017 Swenson Say Fagét
The word it out. The City of Seattle’s ‘list’ of unreinforced masonry (URM) buildings is creating lots of news. See the Seattle Times and KIRO News links for more information.
Please note that if a building owner is changing the use of the building or doing a ‘substantial alteration’ to the building, seismically retrofitting is not optional, it is required.
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *
Current ye@r *
Leave this field empty
Notify me of follow-up comments by email.
Notify me of new posts by email.
URM Building Policy Update / Seattle Deptartment of Construction and Inspections / Nancy H Devine, PE, SE / 04.20.16
1164 URM buildings are on the City of Seattle's list of structures that may require seismic upgrades.
Dan’s KUOW Interview / KUOW, Steve Scher / 04.21.14
Why Some Building's Aren't Ready for 'The Big One'
400 Roy Street Apartments / Daily Journal of Commerce, Brian Miller / 04.18.17
A representative from Plus said the firm hopes to break ground in early 2018, following demolition work this summer.
Country Doctor may build new space / Daily Journal of Commerce / 04.10.17
The clinic is proposing to tear down a two-story wood-frame building it acquired in 2012, and build a four-story mixed-use project in its place.
23rd and Jackson – Patricia K / Daily Journal of Commerce, Brian Miller / 04.06.17
Community House is now planning the Patricia K. Apartments: a six-story building with 53 unit for its clients, above its offices and services on the first two floors.
2124 Third Avenue, Suite 100
Seattle, Washington 98121
phone (206) 443-6212
fax (206) 443-4870
934 Broadway, Suite 100
Tacoma, Washington 98402
phone (253) 284-9470
fax (253) 284-9471