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A&D / 10 Clay - Puget Sound Business Journal Article

By Marc Stiles – Staff Writer, Puget Sound BusinessJournal

Aug 27, 2018, 12:52pm



The Old Spaghetti Factory building will reopen as athree-story office building next to a new apartment project on Seattle'swaterfront.

The historic structure at 2815 Elliott Ave. was builtby salmon packer Ainsworth & Dunn in 1902. After nearly half a century ofpasta and spumoni ice cream in the Old Spaghetti Factory building, MeriwetherPartners is renovating the structure and adding a floor, MeriwetherPartners co-founder JoelAslanian said.

The newly named A&D building will total 32,200square feet next the under-construction luxury apartment building. Theapartment building is named for its 10 Clay St. address.

The six-story apartment building will have 62 units anda restaurant with what Aslanian envisions as "a loud, lively casual"dining experience that will attract cruise ship passengers and other touristsambling between the waterfront and the Space Needle a half mile up the hill.

"It won't be a quiet French bistro," saidAslanian.

His firm paid $9 million for the full-block propertythree years ago in anticipation of the removal of the Alaskan Way Viaduct andthe $688 million waterfront project that will add a pedestrian promenade andpark space to the south.