Fact Sheet: Roy Street Coffee & Tea – Seattle, WA

  • Coffee and tea cuppings: every day at 2 p.m., customers can explore new coffee and tea selections
  • Multiple coffee and tea brewing options: manual pour-over, press, Clover® and Synesso for coffees, and sachets, automatic brewers and tea pots for full-leaf teas and herbal infusions
  • Arts and entertainment: customers can enjoy film screenings, musical and literary performances, and student art exhibitions
  • Gathering: customers can reserve private and semi-private spaces for work and social meetings
  • Giving back: baked goods are donated to a local food bank
  • Varieties of Starbucks® whole bean coffee and Tazo® full-leaf tea that are not widely available at other Starbucks locations
  • Pacific Northwest regional beer and wine selections
  • Locally sourced baked goods and other food items
  • Super-premium Starbucks® ice cream
  • Front doors were salvaged and once appeared in a movie set
  • Wood materials were locally sourced and repurposed from architectural salvage yards, an area barn, our shipping crates, a wind-fallen tree, and timber from the previous space
  • Much of the furniture was sourced from Seattle vintage and antique stores, and was refinished and repurposed, including reupholstered soft seating retired from other Starbucks locations
  • Many of the light fixtures were created by local artists; others were found in area salvage shops and rewired or refinished
  • The bar was built using slate from Garfield High School and steel from a local shipyard
  • The steel table was found in a metal shop; one large wooden table was crafted using wood decking from an old ship
  • Many of the building elements contain recycled material, including the insulation which was made from a combination of rapidly renewable materials and post-consumer recycled glass
  • Low-flow faucets and toilets reduce water use by 30 percent
  • LED lamps reduce lighting energy use by 45 percent
  • Low- or no-VOC paints, finishes and adhesives were used throughout the space
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