Type Set Writers’ Workspace

  • Medium availability

  • $45 per hour

  • Subsidized space available

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Type Set

https://www.typesetseattle.com 3827C S Edmunds St, Seattle

Elisabeth Eaves
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Listing updated 11/02/18 • Added 11/02/18

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Square Footage 600 sq. ft.
Max Occupancy 40 persons
Accessibility Accessible entrance
Accessible restroom
No stairs
Parking Street parking (free)
Street parking (paid)
Lighting Natural lighting
Walls Sheetrocked and Smooth
Flooring Concrete
Other Qualities Outdoor area
The space has a roll-up garage door that opens onto an alley, handy for loading and unloading equipment.

The space has a chalkboard wall and chalk.

Rehearsal, Meetings / Meetups, Workshops / Classes, Office Space, Events, Readings


The space is typically available on the 2nd and 4th Thursday evening of every month, after 5pm.

The Space

​Type Set is an airy, light-filled 600-square-foot space suitable for readings, book parties, book clubs, table reads, writing workshops, classes, and other literary events. The floor is concrete and most of the walls are white.

It is equipped with:

-nine desks that can be moved around on casters

-one large central wooden table

-10 office chairs

-two easy chairs

-a microwave

-a small refrigerator

-a coffee maker

-an electric kettle

-a chalkboard wall and chalk


-dimmable overhead lighting

-a bathroom

Clients may bring in additional chairs, media stands, or projector screens for events. Type Set is on the ground floor and wheelchair accessible.

Hourly Rental

$45 per hour

Minimum rental is three hours. Rental time should include setup and cleanup.

Subsidized space available (free)
Occasionally we can provide a subsidized or no-cost rental to nonprofit literary groups and organizations. Please inquire for more details.

Rental Requirements

Liability insurance is required for public events.

Rules & Regulations

No smoking is allowed in the venue or within 25 feet of windows and doors.
Renters must clean up after their event.
No loud noise is allowed after 10pm.

Cancellation Policy

A deposit of 50 percent is required for reservation.

The Basics
Utilities included
Private bathrooms
Wireless Internet
Tables and chairs
Alcohol allowed
Self catering allowed
Type Set

3827C S Edmunds St, Seattle

The Building

​Type Set is a co-working space for serious writers of all kinds in Seattle’s Columbia City. We offer work desks with lamps and comfortable chairs, in a quiet, collegial environment equipped with a printer, a microwave, and a refrigerator. Coffee, tea, and wi-fi are provided; lockers are available for an additional charge. We also organize monthly events for writers.

Some of our current members include novelists, journalists, playwrights, and communication professionals.

Memberships start at $140 per month for full-time access. For more information or to apply, please visit www.typesetseattle.com.


Full-time membership grants access from 5am to midnight daily.
Part-time membership grants access from 5am to 10am and 5pm to midnight on weekdays, plus all day on weekends.


Some free street parking is available in the neighborhood. Many free spaces are limited to two hours by city zone rules. Paid parking is available in a private lot.

Type Set members have the option to purchase a two-year zone parking pass for $65.

The venue is located close to the Columbia City light rail station and the 7 and 9 buses.


Access is using keys.

Listing updated 11/02/18 • Added 11/02/18

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