The Puget Sound Business Journal is reporting on today’s announcement from the mayor regarding how two million dollars of grant money will be divided among Seattle neighborhoods as a part of the city’s Only in Seattle Initiative. According to the report, Chinatown/ID is taking the bulk at $580,000. A number of South Seattle neighborhoods are included in the remaining distribution of funds:
Other neighborhoods that won planning money are the University District and Capitol Hill ($150,000 each), Martin Luther King/Rainer Valley ($115,000), Ballard and Rainier Beach ($85,000 each) and Beacon Hill ($60,000).
The city is investing a total of $164,000 to help Belltown, the Central District, First Hill, Georgetown, Lake City and South Park business districts develop “action plans,” and $60,000 to support “focused investments” in Columbia City, Fremont and Pioneer Square, according to a city press release.