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    • Pre-design phase complete
    • Schematic design phase complete
    • Design development phase complete
    • Construction documents/permitting phase complete
    • Bid and award phase complete
    • Construction in progress
    • Addition opens Fall 2021


    About the Project

    The original Frances Coe Elementary School, built in 1907, was destroyed by fire in 2001. The current 75,214-square-foot building was constructed in 2003. This project will construct a six-classroom addition. 

    Design: Mahlum Architects

    Construction: Western Ventures Construction, Inc.

    Project Manager: David L. Jackson, 206.735.8957,

    Funding Source: Funded by State of Washington Distressed Schools Grant.

    Project Updates

    September 2020

    Western Ventures Construction, Inc. began mobilization on the site with construction trailer placement, construction fencing, and relocation of the existing bike rack.

    photo of Coe school 

    Frantz H. Coe Elementary School

    2424 7th Ave W
    Seattle, WA 98119

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    Construction and COVID-19

    Contractors working on district projects are required to comply with the state’s Phase 2 Construction Restart COVID-19 Job Site Requirements. This includes developing a comprehensive COVID-19 exposure control, mitigation, and recovery plan.

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