The U District Partnership

Seattle’s University District is in a period of rapid transformation. With a new Light Rail Station opening in 2021, developers and businesses are investing in new apartment towers, office space, and retail businesses. Adjacent to the University of Washington, the neighborhood is a mix of established buildings and new construction, unique, iconic businesses and new exciting enterprises, and an ever-evolving mix of long-term residents and new populations. The U District Partnership’s programs are evolving with the neighborhood as we provide services in four program areas: Clean & Safe, Economic Development, Urban Vitality, and Events & Marketing. The UDP an independent 501(c)(3) that is also partially funded by the U District Business Improvement Area (UDBIA) and serves residents, visitors, property owners and businesses in Seattle’s University District neighborhood. We invite you to learn more about the U District and our work to bring a voice to the neighborhood’s diverse constituents.