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Ernestine Anderson Place

2010 S Jackson St.
Seattle, WA 98144
206-812-4373 Fax: 206-812-4383

Built in 2012, Ernestine Anderson Place houses low-income seniors 62 years of age and older in the Central Area adjacent to downtown and Capitol Hill.   The five-story building features a library with internet-enabled computers, a large community room, a classroom, an exercise room, and a patio garden.

Ernestine Anderson Place is named in honor of legendary jazz singer Ernestine Anderson, an international star from Seattle’s Central Area and graduate of Garfield High. In a career spanning more than five decades, she has recorded over 30 albums. She has been nominated four times for a Grammy Award. She has sung at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, the Monterey Jazz Festival, as well as at jazz festivals all over the world.

Units:  60 studio and 1-bedroom apartments

Eligibility: Ernestine Anderson Place serves homeless and low income seniors 55 and older making 50% or less of Area Median Income (AMI).  All applicants undergo and must pass a background check.

How to Apply:  Ernestine Anderson Place does not accept applications.  All units are filled by referral from partner agencies.

Historical: Press Release — Ernestine Anderson Place Grand Opening (2013)

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Ernestine Anderson autographing one of her cds at the grand opening.

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