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New housing for WWU students topic of Bellingham meeting

A California company wants to build housing for Western Washington University students at the site of the Seventh-day Adventist Church,  910 N. Forest St. in Bellingham. As many as 450 students would live in the complex, which would have up to 165 units and include a coffee shop and a parking garage.
A California company wants to build housing for Western Washington University students at the site of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, 910 N. Forest St. in Bellingham. As many as 450 students would live in the complex, which would have up to 165 units and include a coffee shop and a parking garage. The Bellingham Herald

Neighbors of a proposed student-housing development are invited to a meeting on Monday, Sept. 29, to learn more about the project.

Planning consultant Bill Geyer will lead the meeting on behalf of Rael Development Corp. of Newport Beach, Calif., that would build housing for Western Washington University students at the site of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, 910 N. Forest St.

As many as 450 students would live in the complex, which would have up to 165 units. The development would include a coffee shop and a parking garage that could be as high as two stories above Garden Street.

The developer is required to hold a public meeting before applying to the city for permits.

The meeting starts at 7 p.m. and will be held at the Seventh-day Adventist Church Fellowship Hall, 910 N. Forest St.

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