Othello Square will be a culturally relevant and welcoming place where people in Southeast Seattle and beyond can access opportunities for higher education, good paying jobs, and support to start and keep a business. Integrating shared space for cultural organizations and workforce housing will help stabilize communities at risk of displacement and engage diverse residents.
The Opportunity Center @ Othello Square is a creative, community-driven response to the pressures of extraordinary growth in Seattle.
This 7-story building will include:
- 40,000 sq. ft. of community serving commercial space to increase access to economic opportunity, STEM education, small business incubation, cultural celebration and preservation, and financial services
- 213 units of step-up apartments – serving families making between 60% – 120% area median income – privately financed through impact investment partners, with no federal tax credits
For more information about how you can partner with us by participating in our $23MM capital campaign, our $17MM impact investment offering, or our $42MM construction and permanent debt facility, contact:
Massing Design for Othello Square
Building A: The Opportunity Center
Building B: Charter School
Building C: The Orenda: Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic, Tiny Tots Early Learning Center, and workforce housing
Building D: HomeSight Affordable Homeownership Co-operative
Click here to download the Opportunity Center Early Design Guidance Package (Building A) (updated November 2019)
Click here to download the Design Review Board Presentation for the HomeSight Homeownership Co-Operative (Building D) (updated April 9, 2019).
Click here to view and download the Othello Square Master Plan (updated April 2018).
Upcoming Meetings and Events:
Check back soon for upcoming Othello Square Co-Op Workshops! For more information, meet with a HomeSight counselor to discuss affordable housing options at Othello Square.