Capitol Hill Chamber of Commerce
Arts & Entertainment Committee
Sub-committee on Cultural Overlay District (SCOD)
The Sub-committee on Cultural Overlay District (SCOD) was a sub-committee of the Capitol Hill Chamber of Commerce Arts & Entertainment Committee.
SCOD met several times to review the artistic, cultural, and entertainment needs of the neighborhood and provided a report to CODAC intended to inform its process for establishing the City’s first Cultural Overlay District.
The larger Arts & Entertainment Committee is open to all who serve a principal role in a for-profit or non-profit cultural, arts, or entertainment business. Residents, independent artists, and those with an interest in arts, culture, or entertainment are welcome to join the committee as non-voting members. SCOD membership (listed below) is open to all voting members of the Arts & Entertainment Committee.
- Specify Neighborhood Needs
- Identify Product Type Definitions
- Report (containing goals above) issued for delivery to CODAC.
SCOD Members, May 28, 2008:
- Matthew Kwatinetz (Co-Chair): Capitol Hill Arts Center owner, Chamber of Commerce member.
- Chris Leasure (Co-Chair): Richard Hugo House, Chamber of Commerce member.
- Greg Carter, Strawberry Theatre Workshop.
- Miguel Guillen, Artist Trust staff.
- Michael Seiwerath, Northwest Film Forum Director.
- Michael Dobbie, Capitol Hill Neighborhood Council member.
- Jake Groshang, Balagan Theatre.
- Erik Guttridge, Grey Lounge & Gallery.
- Cathy Hillenbrand, Seattle Arts Commission member.
- Diana Adams, Vermillion Gallery.
- Hallie Kuperman, Century Ballroom owner.
- Michael Manahan, Decibel Festival and Oracle Gatherings.
- Invite: Kara O’Toole, Velocity Dance Studio owner.
- Invite: Ann Donovan, Capitol Hill Resident.
- Invite: Robert Sondheim, Retailer/Rosebud Restaurant owner.
- Invite: Laura Curry, Mithun Architects Designers Planners.