It took more than a decade, but it finally happened.
The Seattle City Council is poised to approve the transfer of former Fire Station 23 to Byrd Barr Place, a social services organization that has been operating in the Central District for more than 50 years.
The matter appeared before councilmembers in the Finance & Neighborhood Committee on Sept. 15, where Byrd Barr Place Executive Director Andrea Caupain could speak to the issue.
“It was surreal, presenting in that moment,” Caupain said. “Holy cow — this thing is really moving forward.”
Read more in the Sept. 23-29, 2020 issue.