Tag Archives: Aurora Motels

FNC SEEKS DONATIONS TO HELP NEW NEIGHBORS

Tenants will soon be moving in to Catholic Community Services’ new Patrick Place Apartments on Aurora Avenue North, at the site of the old Thunderbird Motel.  Patrick Place offers 71 new apartments and on-site support services for people who have been homeless. The Fremont Neighborhood Council wants to help our new neighbors feel welcome to [...]

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New Art on Fence Replaces Old Motel at Aurora Site

As Catholic Community Services begins construction of their new building at the old Thunderbird/Fremont Inn site on Aurora, artists invited by CCS and working with Urban Artworks have posted large paintings on the construction fence.   More photos here

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Brighten up Aurora for the Summer with ArtWorks

Volunteers are needed to put more art in the neighborhood–Catholic Community Services, which will start construction on a new building at the site of the old Thunderbird Motel, will design and paint art panels to hang on the construction fence. The Fremont Arts Council has agreed to allow CCS to use the Powerhouse to paint [...]

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Thunderbird Coming Down at Last

This morning neighbors celebrated the coming demolition of the Thunderbird Motel (Fremont Inn) with a small gathering at the site.  The Seattle P-I has covered this story for a long time, and has more, including photos and quotes from Catholic Community Services, who will build low income housing at the site, and from Judge Ed [...]

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Demolition Celebration–Neighbors Invited 2-24 9:30 AM

Dear Fremont Neighbors, Catholic Housing Services is moving forward to demolish the old Thunderbird Motel in our effort to build 71 units of affordable housing.  The abatement work is underway now and should be done this week.  Once that work is complete it will be safe to demolish the existing structure. Please join us this [...]

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New Officials & New Buildings

Fremont will soon see a new Assistant City Attorney, Jana Jorgensen, who assigned to the North Precinct starting in February. We haven’t had this kind of help since the former Assistant City Attorney, Ed McKenna, now a judge, stepped down and the program’s federal funding ended. The Seattle Times has a full article about the [...]

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Catholic Community Services Building Up for Design Review

  On Jan. 30, 6:30 pm at BallardHigh School‘s library at 1418 NW 65th Street, the Director of DPD is convening the Design Review Board for an early design guidance meeting concerning a four-story building with 71 residential units above 5,600 sq. ft. of commercial space.  Existing motel–the Fremont Inn–to be demolished. The applicants have [...]

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