Liberty Bank Building

About the Building

Liberty Bank Building provides 115 affordable apartments at 24th and Union in the heart of the Central District. It was a community-led development built on the site of the Liberty Bank. Liberty Bank was the first black-owned bank in the Pacific Northwest, founded as a community response to redlining and disinvestment in Central Seattle.

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Central District

115 Total Apartments

25 studio
75 one bedroom
15 two bedroom

Built in 2019

Income Requirements

This building serves households earning 30%, 50%, and 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
  • Elevator
  • Controlled access
  • Retail or restaurants in building
  • Shared rooftop deck
  • Shared courtyard
  • Shared BBQ area
  • On-site laundry
  • Resident lounge
  • Workshop space
  • Bike storage
  • Pet friendly
  • Section 8 vouchers accepted
  • Resident Services available

Historical Trivia/Special Notation

Liberty Bank opened in May of 1968 at 24th and Union. For 20 years, Liberty Bank provided essential financial services to people and businesses who were otherwise unable to obtain them. Liberty Bank represented resilience and empowerment and stood as an example of a community’s solution to systemic, institutional racism. In March of 2019, the Liberty Bank Building opened on the site of Liberty Bank.

The Liberty Bank Building is the winner of the 2019 NAIOP-WA Night of the Stars Award and 2019 Affordable Housing Development of the Year Award; the Affordable Housing Finance 2019 Readers’ Choice Award for Best Urban Development; the 2020 AIA Washington Council Civic Design Awards, Citation Award; and the 2021 Gold Nugget Award of Merit.


Contact Information

For leasing inquiries, contact (206) 895-1400 or

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