More public parking coming to downtown - Antique Mall to become paid parking lot

Dillard The City of Kirkland has come to agreement with the owner of the Antique Mall property to turn the unused lot into a pay parking lot for the general public. The property located at 151 3rd Street is just north of the Heathman Hotel and is owned by Ms. Marilyn Dillard. It currently has a cyclone fence surrounding it.

According to an agreement between the City and Dillard, the lot will has 93 parking stalls, some of which will be available as paid parking between the hours of 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Monday thru Saturday. The agreement is awaiting approval of the city council.

Current plans call for restriping and signing the lot to provide 93 parking stalls. Initially 30 stalls will be available for monthly lease and the remainder will operate as pay parking. Monthly lease rates will be determined jointly by the City and the property owner. Pay parking will be enforced from 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM Monday-Saturday and the rate will be $1.00 per hour. The lot will be open to all users, including downtown employees and construction workers.

You can read the terms of the agreement by downloading the Resolution R-4789, Authorizing the City Manager to Execute an Agreement for the Use of Portions of the Dillard Property at 151 3rd Street for Public Pay Parking Purposes from the city.