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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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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!

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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