Seattle To Consider Repealing Limit On Building Heights

Seattle will consider allowing taller building and more dense development downtown.
November 13, 2003, 10am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Although Nickels is not advocating any concrete proposals yet, late last week the city released a study of the effects of essentially eliminating height restrictions that voters imposed in 1989's CAP Initiative.The initiative limited the height of downtown buildings to 36 stories and forced developers to go through a stringent design-review process.In a briefing for reporters yesterday, the mayor questioned whether those restrictions are outdated and have curbed downtown development."

Thanks to Felix Sukhenko

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Published on Tuesday, November 11, 2003 in The Seattle Times
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