12th Avenue Arts

About the Building

12th Avenue Arts features 88 affordable apartments, performing arts space, community meeting space, and local retail – all under one roof at 12th and Pine on Capitol Hill.

Theater Schedule

Residents at 12th Avenue Arts enjoy bright, naturally lit apartments, dishwashers in apartment, laundry on every floor, several spacious off-street community patios, and controlled building access. Two theaters and multiple retail stores and restaurants are available in the building for the residents’ and neighborhood’s enjoyment. The second floor commercial space also houses the main offices of Community Roots Housing.


Capitol Hill

88 Total Apartments

8 studio
72 one bedroom
8 two bedroom

Built in 2014

Income Requirements

This building serves households earning 60% of area median income. Please contact our office for more information.


Full-time student restrictions apply.


Convenient access to Metro bus routes, Sound Transit and Link light rail. See Walk Score for more.


  • Energy-saving features
  • Controlled access
  • Retail or restaurants in building
  • Community patios
  • Shared courtyard
  • Elevator
  • On-site laundry
  • Resident lounge
  • Resident Services available
  • Computer center
  • Bike storage
  • Pet friendly
  • Section 8 vouchers accepted

Historical Trivia/Special Notation

The innovative development of 12th Avenue Arts in combination with performing arts space earned the project many awards, including the Urban Land Institute’s 2015 Global Awards for Excellence; 2014 Puget Sound Regional Council’s VISION 2040 Award; City of Seattle’s 2015 People’s Choice Urban Design Awards – 2nd Place in Midrise Category; and 2015 AGC Build Washington Award.

Contact Information

For leasing inquiries, contact (206) 895-1400 or leasinginfo@communityrootshousing.org

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