The Douglas building exterior

Seattle University – The Douglas

1223 E Cherry St, Seattle, WA 98122

The Douglas complements the campus housing choices for students of Seattle University by providing quality, secure, apartment-style student housing as an alternative to traditional campus dormitories.

The project includes 259 beds, a total of 81 units designed in a mix of one, two, four, and five bedroom apartment-style housing, a resident life lounge, a community laundry room, and a 49-stall, below-grade parking garage. The building is organized into 108,482 square feet of residential space; 18,500 square feet of subgrade garage parking; 8,982 square feet of retail; and 6,400 square feet of common areas.

Seattle University executed a long-term ground lease with SHP-SU LLC, allowing the University to allocate more of its capital to the renovation of other campus buildings. Hal Ferris and Jake McKinstry were the developers on the project while at Seneca.

  • Owner/Client Seattle University
  • Location Seattle, WA
  • Size 142,364 SF
  • Completion 2010
  • Sustainability BUILTSMART

Project Location

The Douglas

1223 E Cherry St
Seattle, WA 98122


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