Seattle Parks and Recreation, in partnership with Victory Heights Cooperative Preschool and Victory Heights Community Council, invites the community to provide input for the Victory Heights play area renovation. On Tuesday, December 15, 2015 Seattle Parks and Recreation’s in-house landscape architect and project planner will host an Open House from 6 – 7 p.m. to provide information on the renovation project and gather community input on play features and amenities. A formal presentation will be made between 7 – 8 p.m. at the Victory Heights Community Council meeting, 1737 NE 106th St.
Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the community to provide input for the play area renovation at Washington Park Playfield on Saturday, December 12, 2015 from
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Seattle Parks and Recreation’s project manager, project planner and Harrison Design will host an Open House outside near the play area to provide information on the renovation project and gather community input on play features and amenities.
The play area is located at 1017 Lake Washington Blvd. E. The meeting with showcase design options. We will have activities for children and highly encourage their input. Your ideas, comments and recommendations will assist us with creating a preferred design to renovate your community play area. [Read more…]
Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the community to provide input for the north play area renovation project in Lincoln Park on Thursday, November 19, 2015 at Southwest Teen Life Center from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Seattle Parks and Recreation’s in-house landscape architect and project planner will provide information on the renovation project and gather community input on play features and amenities. Southwest Teen Life Center is located at 2801 SW Thistle St.
This project will replace the play equipment, provide access improvements and improve other features at the park. Lincoln Park is located in West Seattle at 8011 Fauntleroy Way SW. [Read more…]
The Board of Park Commissioners canceled the Nov. 12 and Dec. 10, 2015 meetings for the busy holiday season. The Board will reconvene in January.
The Seattle Board of Park Commissioners is a nine-member citizen board created by the City Charter. Four members are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council; four members are appointed by the City Council; and one member is a young adult appointed by the YMCA Get Engaged program http://pugetsoundoff.org/getengaged. The Board generally meets twice a month, normally on the second and fourth Thursday, to advise the Parks and Recreation Superintendent, the Mayor, and the City Council on parks and recreation matters.
Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the community to discuss the site improvements proposed by Cascade Bicycle Club near Building 11 in Magnuson Park during a public meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015. The meeting will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Belvedere Terrace Room at The Brig in Magnuson Park, 6344 NE 74th St.
The Cascade Bicycle Club is a long-term partner in Magnuson Park. The group is proposing to construct:
- Wood post and beam canopies on the east and west sides of Building 11.
- Building 40 (Paint Shop) renovations for bicycle repair and storage.
- A planter wall to capture groundwater seepage from a hillside retaining wall.
- A traffic garden layout for conducting safety classes in a portion of the west alley.
Seattle Parks and Recreation invites families, neighbors, and farmers to review the design for the future improvements at Marra-Desimone Park on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 from 5:45 – 7:45 p.m. at the South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Ave. S.
Seattle Parks and Recreation would like to thank everyone who attended the first meeting in September. The input provided at that meeting helped inform the design for the 8.7-acre community park. At this meeting, Barker Landscape Architect and Seattle Parks and Recreation project manager will provide background on the project, and present the park design. Marra-Desimone Park (including Marra-farm) is located at 9026 4th Ave. S. [Read more…]
Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the community to review the schematic design and provide feedback for the new Seattle Sensory Garden at Woodland Park Zoo. The public meeting for this project is Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Avenue N. in the Red Room.
At the meeting, Seattle Parks and Recreation project manager and the design team of Fischer Bouma Partnership and Richard Hartlage of Land Morphology will provide project information and present the schematic design. The design incorporates feedback heard from the community at the first public meeting in September. [Read more…]
Join in on-line open house to review design options
Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the community to learn about the new shoreline park in the University District and review initial design concepts at an online meeting on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 at noon. To sign for the online meeting and to find out more about the new park visit http://www.seattle.gov/parks/projects/portage_bay/.
Seattle Parks and Recreation purchased the Bryant marina site (1101-1137 NE Boat Street on Portage Bay) from the University of Washington in 2014. The goal for the park project is to provide upland and shoreline/water-related recreational experiences for all ages and abilities. The development will include remediation of site contamination, building demolition and potential partial re-use of building elements and shoreline enhancement. [Read more…]
Seattle Parks and Recreation is hosting a public design meeting for the Golden Gardens Park drainage and stairway renovation project on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at the Golden Gardens Bathhouse, 8498 Seaview Pl NW.
This meeting is an opportunity for the community to learn about the project. Seattle Parks and Recreation staff and the design consultant, Osborn Consulting, Inc., will provide background information and the construction timeline for the upcoming project. [Read more…]
Seattle Parks and Recreation is hosting the final public design meeting for the new Lake City Skatespot at Virgil Flaim Park on Monday, Sept. 28, 2015 from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. at the Lake City Branch Library located at 12501 28th Ave. NE.
The community-initiated project is funded by Parks and Green Spaces Levy Opportunity Fund and develops a new skatespot and renovates the basketball court at Virgil Flaim Park. At the meeting, the community will have an opportunity to review design concepts and provide feedback. Staff from Seattle Parks and Recreation, Cascade Design Collaborative and Grindline Skateparks will be on hand to present the current design options and answer questions. [Read more…]