Chelsea Heights

Tacoma, WA


Multifamily Residential



Landscape Architecture

Structural Engineering


157,985 sf building with three levels of apartments, one level of retail, and two levels of underground parking

This downtown mixed-use building is located minutes from shopping, theaters, and historic Wright Park.

Located at the southwest corner of 6th Avenue and South J Street in Tacoma, this building includes two levels of underground parking (55,930 sf), one level of commercial space at ground level (23,281 sf), and three levels of apartments (78-units over 74,090 sf) surrounding a central open light well (4,684 sf). The building replaces an old gas station and two vacant lots.

Structural elements include post-tensioned concrete floors for the parking deck, commercial floor and first level of residential; and wood-framed construction for the remainder of the residential component. Landscape architecture services included street trees and landscaping around the building perimeter.