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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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Submit an idea for a small-scale improvement in a park or street in First Hill

Your Voice, Your Choice: Parks & Streets is an opportunity for community members to directly decide how to spend $2,000,000 of the City’s budget on small-scale physical improvement projects in Seattle’s parks & streets (i.e. crosswalks, medians, flashing beacons, sidewalk repair, curb ramps, park benches, trail improvements etc.).  Each project must be under $90K. Throughout the month of February, Your

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Help Name the new Yesler Park!

Yesler Terrace is getting a new 1.7-acre park, and the Seattle Parks and Recreation Department (SPR) is seeking nominations for the park’s name! Help shape the future of the neighborhood by submitting your ideas! The deadline for submitting suggested names for the planned Yesler Neighborhood Park is February 1, 2017.  SPR is collaborating with the Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) on outreach

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Attend the Convention Center Addition Public Benefits Open House 12/7

To build the Washington State Convention Center Addition project, the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) is requesting that the city vacate three alleys and underground portions of Olive Way and Terry Avenue. The project will pay for these rights of way and also provide a package of public benefits. There are a number of concepts that have been proposed by

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Attend a guided tour on Lawrence Halprin’s Legacy: Freeway Park – 10/23

The Cultural Landscapes Foundation is celebrating the legacy of groundbreaking landscape architect and designer of Freeway Park, Lawrence Halprin. Guided tours of his work are being conducted across the country, including Seattle’s own brutalist masterpiece and largest urban park, Freeway Park. Brice Maryman, ASLA LEED AP, a senior landscape architect for SvR Design will be guiding a tour of Freeway Park on

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