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As Seattle Center experiences changes, so too will the McDonald’s site across the street on Fifth Avenue North. DA LI Development USA, LLC is proposing to replace it with an eight-story, 176,000-square-foot office building, with a cafe and retail on the ground floor.

DA LI Development USA, LLC is an American subsidiary of a publicly traded Taiwanese company by the same name. Its first project in Seattle is the KODA Condominiums in Japantown, which broke ground last February.

The redevelopment project at 222 Fifth Ave. N. will go before the West Design Review Board for an EarlyGuidance (EDG) meeting at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, in Room 1 of the Queen Anne Community Center, 1901 First Ave. W.

Plans are to add to the future ThomasGreen Street that will connect to Seattle Center and a new skate park, according to the EDG packet, with small-scale retail fronting Fifth and a cafe on the Thomas Street corner.

“An interconnecting feature stair that links the vertical stack of amenities along Thomas Street will encourage physical movement within the building while providing views to the exterior,” according to the packet. “This feature stair embraces and reinforces health and well-being aspects of the green street.”

The preferred architectural concept is a “Vertical Village,” which includes dynamic massing at Thomas and an articulated ground floor, with rooftop amenities providing a a visual connection to the Space Needle.

Plans include 99 parking stalls in a below-ground garage.