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Jimi Hendrix Park, Coming Soon!

Jimi Hendrix Park LogoConstruction has begun for the new Jimi Hendrix Park, a 2.5-acre park located adjacent to the Northwest African American Museum. Assisted by our Neighborhood Matching Fund, the park plan aims to create an engaging space that celebrates the life, music and legend of Seattle native Jimi Hendrix.

Following a year-long public design process, the non-profit Jimi Hendrix Park Foundation and the Friends of Jimi Hendrix Park launched a capital fund-raising campaign in 2012 that raised more than $1.4 million to finance construction of the first phase in a two-part project. Phase 1, designated “Little Wing,” will include a new stairway and grand entrance at the southeast corner of the park at 25th and Massachusetts, paved pathways, a chronological timeline of Jimi’s life and career, enhanced landscaping with trees and native plantings, seat wall benches, improved fencing, ADA accessible walkways, rain infiltration gardens, a butterfly garden, and a central plaza for community gatherings and performances.