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Letter from the Mayor
How to Use This Guide
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Hints for Successful Business District Improvements
Beautification Projects
Flower Planters
Holiday Lighting
Metro Bus Shelters
Public Art
Street Trees
Clean and Green Seattle Initiative
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Street Furniture
Pedestrian Lighting
Bicycle Racks
Newspaper Boxes
Funding
Office of Economic Development
Neighborhood Matching Fund
Forming a Business Improvement Area
Grant Programs
Services to Businesses
Maintenance
Litter Cans
Sidewalk Cleaning
Spring Clean
Street Cleaning
Street Paving
Graffiti
Building/Fire Code Violations
Parking
Managing Parking
Public Safety
Street Light & Power Line Repair
Alley & Security Lighting
Crime Prevention
Emergency Preparedness
Signs
Banners
District Identification Signs
A-Frame
Traffic Controls
STOP SIGNS AND SPEED REDUCTION
TRAFFIC SIGNALS
MARKED CROSSWALKS
Use of Public Areas
City Parks
Sidewalk Cafes
Street Vendors
Additional Information
Neighborhood Business District Support
Business Dists., Merchants Assns., Chambers of Commerce
Community Development Corporations
FAQs

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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATIONS & OTHER RESOURCES

Community Development Corporations

Central Area Development Association
2301 S Jackson St #101-D, Seattle, WA 98144, Phone 206-328-2240, Fax 206-328-2157,
Email eporter@cada.org
http://www.cada.org

Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association
5411 Delridge Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106, Phone 206-923-0917, Fax 206-923-0920
http://www.dnda.org

HomeSight
5117 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118, Phone 206-723-4355 or Toll Free 1-888-749-4663,
Fax 206-723-7137
http://www.homesightwa.org

Inter*Im Community Development Association
308 6th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104, Phone 206-624-1802, Fax 206-624-5859,
Email bsantos@interimicda.org
http://www.interimicda.org

Pioneer Square Community Association
202 Yesler Way, Seattle, WA 98104, Phone 206-667-0687, Fax 206-667-9739,
Email craig@pioneersquare.org
http://www.pioneersquare.org

SouthEast Effective Development
5117 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118, Phone 206-723-7333, Fax 206-723-7137,
Email seedmail@seedseattle.org
http://www.seedseattle.org

White Center Community Development Corporation
9615 16 th Ave S.W., Seattle, WA 98106, Phone 206-412-5376,
Email aileen@wccda.org

 

Other Resources

Resource Venture http://www.resourceventure.org

Central Puget Sound Economic Development District (CPSEDD) http://www.cpsedd.org

enterpriseSeattle (Economic Development Council of Seattle & King County ) http://www.enterpriseseattle.org

Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce http://www.seattlechamber.com

WorkFirst http://www.workfirst.wa.gov

Maps and Photos http://www.seattle.gov/html/citizen/maps.htm

Non-profit Assistance Center http://www.nacseattle.org

Port of Seattle http://www.portseattle.org

Seattle Chapter of SCORE http://www.seattle.score.org

Seattle Convention and Visitors Bureau http://www.seeseattle.org

Seattle Jobs Initiative (SJI) http://www.seattlejobsinitiative.com

Seattle King-County Workforce Development Council (WDC) http://www.seakingwdc.org

Seattle Neighborhood Farmers Market ( The Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance ) http://www.seattlefarmersmarkets.org

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) http://www.sba.gov/wa/seattle/index.html

UW Business School’s Business and Economic Development Program http://bschool.washington.edu/bedc/

Washington Office of Community, Trade & Economic Development http://www.cted.wa.gov