GreenHouse Apartments at 3701 S. Hudson St. is the first new market rate housing to be built in Columbia City since 1969.
The building is targeted for LEED gold certification, with irrigated rooftop gardening plots for each resident, a rooftop greenhouse, communal dining space, and edible trees and shrubs throughout the property.
GreenHouse is a transit-oriented development, located near the Columbia City Link Light Rail Station.
It has 124 open bedrooms, and one- and two-bedroom units, a two-story community room and work by local Seattle artists. Interiors have a combination of wood and carpeted floors, Energy Star silver metallic appliances, large windows, ceilings averaging 9 feet high, and granite counter tops in the kitchens.
Twenty percent of units are designated as affordable under Seattle’s multi-family tax exemption program.
Developer: Harbor Urban, LLC
General contractor: Exxel Pacific
Architect: Runberg Architecture Group
Landscape architect: Hewitt Architects
Structural engineer: Coughlin Porter Lundeen
LEED consultant: O’Brien & Co.