13th and Pike Apartments Coming to Capitol Hill

Planned for the previous site of the Fran’s Chocolate factory (now in Georgetown), our 13th and Pike apartment project will enliven an underutilized block of the Pike/Pine corridor in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. Developed in partnership with Cascade Built, The Bigelow Family of Fran’s Chocolates and Maria Barrientos, the six-story building will be designed by Weber Thompson. Targeting Passive House certification, 13th and Pike will provide its occupants ultra-comfortable, healthy living environments while consuming up to 90% less energy for heating and cooling than standard buildings.

13th and Pike Apartments

13th and Pike will have 48 units, including market rate studios, open one and one bedrooms, two bedrooms and live/work units to cater to individuals, couples, young professionals, and families. The project will also feature 2,400 sf of retail space along the street, thoughtfully designed for two or three small businesses while creating a special connection between residents and retail customers.


A shaded entry court would be shared by residents and retail customers.

Distinctive features such as a rooftop garden, and an elevator and exterior walkways that look out on to the neighborhood are combined with unconventional elements like strategically placed decks to provide shade during hot, summer months and a ground-level transparent wall to create curiosity and connectivity to the community.

Construction begins spring 2017.

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