|Address||970 Denny Way|
|Architectural||435 feet (133 m)|
|Roof||400 feet (120 m)|
|Design and construction|
|Architecture firm||Weber Thompson|
|Developer||Holland Partner Group|
|Number of units||461 apartments|
|Parking||374 parking stalls|
Kiara (also known as 970 Denny Way) is a residential skyscraper in Seattle, Washington. The 40-story, 435-foot-tall (133 m) tower has 461 apartments and was completed in 2018. It is first skyscraper in the South Lake Union neighborhood and is one of the few highrise buildings outside of Downtown Seattle. The building is located at the intersection of Denny Way and Terry Avenue, near the headquarters of The Seattle Times and the Cornish College of the Arts.
Design and features
Developer Holland Partner Group contracted architecture firm Weber Thompson to design a building that reflected both the industrial origins of the neighborhood (as seen in the six-story brick podium) as well as the high-tech future (as seen in the tower's glass exterior). The building will feature a 374-stall parking garage, as well as 188 bike spaces, and amenity spaces such as an outdoor porch and rooftop deck. The podium will house 15,100 square feet (1,400 m2) of retail space.
The building's penthouse is 3,000 square feet (280 m2) and has a monthly lease of $19,265.
Holland Partner Group announced plans for a 40-story residential skyscraper on the site in December 2014, and purchased the site in March 2015 for $20.1 million. The design was approved by the city of Seattle in December 2015, allowing for construction to begin in January 2016 with the demolition of a three-story warehouse on the project site that was built in 1927. The building was opened on September 1, 2018.
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