November 29, 2004

City-University Agreement

In 1998, the City and University entered into an agreement to govern campus master planning and off-campus leasing. This agreement marked an important step in maintaining good relations with our neighbors and city government. In 2003, this agreement was amended (Ordinance 121193) to allow more off-campus leasing and change reporting requirements. This amendment acknowledges the… Read More


September 27, 2003

Campus Parkway Planting

University & community members restore Campus Parkway landscaping

University gardeners worked with the community to complete landscape restoration for Campus Parkway with new seasonal plantings. Plantings included colorful foliage plants such as shrubs & perennials and seasonal color from perennials & annuals. The University worked with the community to complete landscape restoration for Campus Parkway with new seasonal plantings. Plantings included colorful foliage… Read More


August 27, 2003

Give Voice – Student Public Art Project on Campus Parkway

The smoothly rusted steel structures in the strip of land between Schmitz Hall and the Visitors Information Center comprise a public art project called “Give Voice,” entirely conceived, built and installed by undergraduate and graduate UW students. Students gathered from various artistic disciplines for a spring quarter class called Design-Build Studio, otherwise known as Art… Read More


August 25, 2003

Read the Seattle Campus Master Plan

Campus Master Plan Cover/Table of Contents Introduction Goals and Objectives General Policies Development Program part 1 Development Program part 2 Development Program part 3 Development Program part 4 Development Standards Street Vacations Transportation Mangement Plan Community Involvement Process UCUC Common Goals Utilities Housing Appendices Appendix A Appendix B Appendix C Appendix D Appendix E Appendix… Read More


August 24, 2003

Overview of Campus Master Plan

What is the Plan? Why Plan Now? Building on the Past A Vision for the Future A New Approach to Planning Who’s Who in the Planning Process What is the plan? The University has developed a new Campus Master Plan that will guide the future development of the Seattle campus. It was approved by the… Read More


April 27, 2003

Storefront Studio

In Spring 2003, Students from the UW School of Architecture and Urban Planning established a “storefront studio” at the former Tower Records space to assist small businesses and property owners design new facades for their buildings. These designs helped businesses and property owners apply for facade improvement money from the City. This project represented a… Read More


December 13, 2001

Art on the Ave fills empty storefronts

Art on the Ave was a program that displayed UW student art in vacant storefronts along University Way. This program started in response to concerns over the look of these storefronts and resulted in a win-win situation for students and building owners alike. Students got the benefit of having their work in the public eye… Read More