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Harcourt’s Vision for the Granary

Harcourt’s Vision for the Granary

Harcourt Developments unveiled its vision for the Granary building in this 11/06/15 Bellingham Herald article. Harcourt’s drawings show similarities to earlier mockups by local developers John Blethen and James Wilson, and call for restaurant space, offices, public access and viewpoints. Harcourt Developments’ 2015 mockup for the Granary building (above).     Blethen and Wilson’s mockup, included … Continue reading

Zervas’ Exciting Vision

Zervas’ Exciting Vision

Mike Smith of Zervas Group Architects presented an exciting vision for the Granary building at “Pecha Kucha Night: Bellingham 2.0 Envisioning Our Future” on April 17, 2014. Zervas’ concept includes a total renovation of the Granary building, with a focus on creating an entrance to the new waterfront. The project includes an ambition hydropower project, green … Continue reading

Port Requests Information from Potential Developers

Port Requests Information from Potential Developers

The Port released this public Request For Information for a 10-acre parcel that includes The Granary on Nov. 15, 2012. This mixed-use, commercially-zoned property can accommodate office, residential, retail and hospitality uses. Adaptive reuse potential of the Granary Building is also included as an option in this initial offering. TheGranary is approximately 49,500 GSF and consists of a … Continue reading

Developers Have $5M Plan to Save Granary

Developers Have $5M Plan to Save Granary

BBJ 10/10/12 A 1920s-era building in the middle of Bellingham’s central waterfront with high-end apartments, new restaurants, offices and expansive coastline views. For a price tag of $5-6 million, it’s a project one development group has envisioned for the abandoned Granary Building on the city’s waterfront. John Blethen, a longtime community developer and business owner, presented a … Continue reading

A Moving Letter

A Moving Letter

Take a look at this wonderful Aug. 21 2012 letter to the Port of Bellingham from Chris Moore, field director at the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation. Moore makes a moving case for preservation of The Granary. “In clear-cutting the physical fabric of the city’s industrial and agricultural history, the community is left with a … Continue reading