Tag Archives: pavement to parks

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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Vintage Street Games Festival on University Street Sunday Sept. 20th


Save the date for the next and final Summer 2015 University Street activation event – Vintage Street Games! Sunday September 20th 12-5pm Intersection of University St, Union St, and Boylston Ave Stop by the pavement park at the intersection of University St, Union St, and Boyslton Ave for an afternoon long festival of vintage street games, music, food and fun with neighbors. Games

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Mayor Ed Murray to Cut the Ribbon on First Hill’s Pavement-to-Park Projects Saturday 8/8 at 11am

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Join Mayor Ed Murray, SDOT, FHIA, and our partners in celebrating the grand opening of the first two Pavement-to-Parks projects in Seattle, which are right here in First Hill! Saturday August 8th 11am-12pm Intersection of University St, E Union St, and Boylston Ave The sites are located in First Hill at 9th and University and at the intersection of University St,

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