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Attend the First Hill Park Design Workshop May 24th


FHIA is proud to announce we received $25,000 in grant funding from the Department of Neighborhood’s Neighborhood Matching Fund to engage the community in a visioning and concept design for First Hill Park. The goal of this project is to come together as a community so we may understand priorities, develop a vision, and create concept designs toward making First

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University Street Activation Project Report Released!

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It’s no secret that First Hill has a shortage of park space. Rising land values and development pressures have made acquiring traditional space for a new park difficult. So, in 2014, the First Hill Improvement Association partnered with three city agencies – SDOT, DPD, and Parks- to explore a concept sweeping the country: repurposing land in the public right of

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First Hill January Public Forum 1/12 6pm


The January meeting of the First Hill Improvement Association is scheduled for Tuesday January 12th from 6:00 – 7:30pm at Horizon House. The lineup includes: Board Elections. The January meeting is the all-member meeting, and we will elect new members to the FHIA Board. Board members serve two-year terms, and the new slate of board members will serve through 2016.

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It’s time to Autumn Clean First Hill! The First Hill Improvement Association is hosting a neighborhood pick-up at First Hill Park on Saturday November 7th from 10:00 to 12:00. Meet you neighbors, learn about FHIA, and make your neighborhood a better and cleaner place. We will gather in the park at 10:00am, with coffee and donuts. We’ll then disperse throughout the neighborhood, working

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June Public Meeting Notes

June Public Meeting Notes On June 8th FHIA held a public meeting at The Polyclinic Madison. Over 70 community members attended the meeting, the theme of which was “Open Space.” Meeting notes are below. Meeting called to order by Mary Ellen Hudgins, FHIA President. FHIA board member Jim Erickson introduced the Open Space theme, provided history of park acquisition efforts

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