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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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PARK(ing) Day Applications Now Open – Transform the Streets for a Day!

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PARK(ing) Day is just around the corner and SDOT is now inviting businesses, community groups, and residents to apply to host parks for this year’s event! PARK(ing) Day will be held on Friday, September 18 from 10am to 7pm this year—longer hours than in previous years to let Seattleites experience more parks throughout the day! Each year, PARK(ing) Day provides

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Preview and Provide Input on Sorrento Hotel Madison Mural Project April 12th


The Sorrento Hotel is in process of putting a large mural on their Madison Ave garage building. This mural is a collaboration between the Sorrento Hotel, the non-profit Seattle Mural Project, and the City of Seattle’s Department  of Neighborhoods. They seek a mural that stimulates thought, conversation, and creativity for the viewers at this prominent First Hill corner at Madison and

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Art Interruptions is coming to First Hill

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Ten emerging artists have created temporary art installations throughout the First Hill neighborhood for the project Art Interruptions 2014. The artworks will inhabit city sidewalks and parks and offer passers-by a brief interruption in their day, eliciting a moment of surprise, beauty, contemplation or humor. Each artist will develop artworks on display for approximately ten weeks beginning in August. Administered

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Christine Bourdette selected as Yesler Park artist


The Office of Arts and Culture has announced the selection of Portland-based artist Christine Bourdette as the artist who will create public art in Yesler Terrace Park, a 1.7 park coming to Yesler Terrace currently in the planning and design stage. Their announcement: Christine Bourdette, a sculptor, has been selected to create integrated public artwork and a sense of place

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