A parked recreational vehicle located in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood reconstructed with an unfinished second story, stunned residents like Alex Hardy, who live or work in the community, a report said.
“Over the weekend, they put up walls,” said Hardy about the car located on 8th Avenue NW.
“It’s insane, ” he added.
The car is parked in front of Reuben’s Brew and Fremont Brewing Company in a busy zone surrounded by several residential streets.
Neighbor Lane Imbler-Bremner says he first became aware of the construction of the RV’s second story this week, so he downloaded City’s “Find It Fix It ” application to report the issue at Seattle City Hall. He has not received any response to date.
“We’re worried that maybe it’s going to fall,” Imbler-Bremner added, noting that he and the other residents are particularly concerned about the wooden structure falling over onto cars or pedestrians who are passing by.
Residents are concerned that the city isn’t doing enough to solve their issues. “We think the city has more power than we do. If we wanted to build on our home (to add a story), we’d need to obtain multiple permits.”
Many homeless outreach workers from local non-profits have already stopped by and tried to persuade the structure owners to remove it. However, for the moment, the design is still in place.