Leona condominiums in Queen Anne (Queen Anne Ave North & Ward St) is both a conversion of a historic building and a new addition. The Condominiums were originally built as apartments in 1909. Rather than just using the building as is and gutting the interiors, an additional penthouse level will be added to the top of the historic building.
Previous projects by the same developer (Barrientos) include the Olympic Sculpture Park where the firm provided project management support. The converted Leona condominium will house 18 units. Two penthouses will be constructed on top of the historically preserved building along with 3 town homes which will replace the current parking garage on Ward Street (parking will be moved underground).
All homes will have 9 to 11 foot ceilings and open floor plans. Standard luxury amenties are to include hardwood floors, wool carpets, stone slab countertops and Sub-Zero, Viking and Bosch appliances. Units in the building range in size from small 1 bedrooms (starting at ~700sq ft.) to 2 bedroom/2.5 baths + den (the largest town home will be 2,817 sq ft).
The building located at 916 Queen Anne Ave N on the South slope of Queen Anne and with views of the Elliot Bay, Mount Rainier and the city was purchased by Parkridge on Queen Anne LLC for $3 million in June of 2006. The conversion is expected to cost $10 million dollars. Units are expected to range from the $400,000s to over $2 million. A VIP preview event will be held on March 24th from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM.