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Go on a Self-Guided Tour of First Hill with the Park-to-Park Map

The First Hill Improvement Association has created a neighborhood walking loop that connects Freeway Park to the upcoming Yesler Terrace Park. The Park-to-Park Path is 1.5 miles round-trip and showcases the many  landmarks of First Hill. Check out First Hill’s iconic tree canopy, historic buildings, excellent views of SoDo, Beacon Hill and Downtown, street art and parks! The Park-to-Park Path is great for

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“Sunlight Over First Hill” Selected as Design for Interstate 5 Columns

The First Hill Improvement Association is proud to announce that “Sunrise Over First Hill”  is the winning concept for the Interstate 5 Columns project. Designed by local artist and Seattle University student Nathan Watkins, this concept represents First Hill’s neighbors, architectural history, topography, density, and lush tree canopy. Nathan says, “this design could represent no other area, and in being as such

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Mark Your Calendars for the April 11th First Hill Public Meeting

The First Hill Improvement Association will be hosting the neighborhood’s second public meeting of 2017 on  April 11th, from 6-7:30pm at the Frye Art Museum Auditorium There’s a lot going on in our neck of the woods, so make sure that you attend! The folks from Lid I-5 will be presenting some of Seattle’s urban design challenges: a lack of public

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Attend the March Madison Street Bus Rapid Transit Open House

The Madison Street BRT team will be hosting in-person and online open houses this March to share the updated project design. This will be an opportunity to provide feedback on the: Updated design, including information on sidewalks and pedestrian access, parking and loading zones, bicycle infrastructure, and station design Preliminary construction information, including a draft construction sequencing plan and potential

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Review and Vote on the Interstate 5 Column Painting Proposals!

The First Hill Improvement Association  is excited to be able to make changes to the columns underneath Interstate 5 between Cherry and James Streets. We’re grateful to have the help from Urban Artworks to install and paint the selected art design. Before our partners at Urban Artworks are able to paint the selected art design, we need your input! Please

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