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Welcome to the Denny Substation Project page, your portal to information about Seattle City Light's design, construction and associated elements of a new electrical substation, transmission line, and power distribution network necessary to serve areas of our growing city.

May 2014

What's been happening?
  • We are excited to announce the launch of our Denny Substation social media program and look forward to communicating with you in this new way! Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to get up-to-date information, photos, and fun facts about the project and other happenings going on in the area.

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    Twitter: @dennysubstation
    Instagram: @dennysubstation

  • The design process for the substation recently reached a major milestone when the Seattle Design Commission unanimously approved the 60% design of Denny Substation and conditionally approved the Urban Design Merit of the proposed vacation of Pontius Ave N. View the presentation made by the design team here and the meeting minutes here.

  • Seattle City Light recently completed the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The Draft EIS was issued on March 27, 2014 and the comment period on the document ended on April 26th. The Final EIS is currently proposed to be issued during the fourth quarter of 2014.

  • The ALL RISE temporary art program kicked off to unveil two art installations on the substation site - the first was a poem by local artist Arne Pihl, and the current is titled "offing" by Jenene Nagy. Look for more surprises on the site throughout the year!

  • The Seattle Arts Commission endorsed the design concepts for the permanent artwork for the substation. Two artworks, one by Seattle artists Annie Han and Daniel Mihalyo of Lead Pencil Studio and one by California artist Ned Kahn, will be integrated with the substation's design. Lead Pencil's "Transforest," includes three sculptures that will be located on the western portion of the site. Kahn's "Switchwall," will be integrated into the outside wall of the substation at its southeast corner.
Read more in the quarterly report and be sure to follow us for what's next!

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