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Seattle Parks and Recreation invites input on concept designs for new park at 48th Ave. SW and SW Charlestown St. in West Seattle

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) invites the community to learn about and to help design the new park at 48th Ave. SW and SW Charlestown St. Please join SPR and Cascade Design Collaborative staff on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Dakota Place Park, 4304 SW Dakota St. This meeting is an opportunity for the community to meet the design team and provide feedback on three design concepts for the property located at 4801 SW Charlestown St. Seattle, WA 98116.

SPR purchased the .23-acre site at 48th Ave. SW and SW Charlestown St. in 2014 to provide the community more open space. The design of the park will incorporate community feedback from the first Open House, accessibility features in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, and low-impact, passive recreation features with impervious surface of the park site limited to 15% or less to minimize effect of water run-off.

This park project is made possible by the voter-approved Seattle Park District, which provides more than $47 million a year in long-term funding for SPR, including maintenance of parklands and facilities, operation of community centers and recreation programs, and development of new neighborhood parks on previously acquired sites.

For more information or for meeting notification translations please visit For questions about the project or if you need an interpreter or accommodations please contact Ed Pottharst at 206-386-4232 or