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Neighborhood Matching Fund supported Junction Plaza Park to hold Grand Opening June 29

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Neighborhood Matching Fund awarded this project $98,761 for site prep, utilities installation, concrete work including sidewalks, ADA ramp, seat walls, plaza, performance stage, pathways, and some artistic enhancements as well as electrical service and lighting, and irrigation system. Please click here for more information and… [ Keep reading ]

City Council to hold Public Hearing on Urban Agriculture July 21

 The Seattle City Council’s Regional Development and Sustainability Committee will be holding a public hearing on amendments to the Land Use Code governing urban agriculture uses,including new standards and definitions for urban farms and community gardens. If adopted, these uses would be permitted in all zones, with some limitations in industrial… [ Keep reading ]

Historic Pioneer Square building now a hotel

The Marriott Hotel opened in the 106-year-old Alaska Building, a historic building recognized for its significance in the Pioneer Square Preservation District.  Alterations to the building were reviewed by the Preservation Board, which included keeping the original windows and developing a creative solution for seismic upgrades.  To read more about… [ Keep reading ]

Neighborhood Matching Fund supports home for homeless youth

The Ballard Tribune reported on the Labateyah Youth Home in Crown Hill.  The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Neighborhood Matching Fund awarded a $17,000 Small and Simple award to the Friends of Labateyah group for a master site plan for this home for teens.  Read the article  here.

South Park to hold South Park Bridge Wake June 30

South Park Organized to Survive (SPOTS), along with the Environmental Coalition of South Seattle, is organizing a festival/wake to commemorate the closure of the South Park Bridge and to make sure that Seattle knows that despite the bridge closure, “SOUTH PARK LIVES.” The Bridge is scheduled to close Wednesday, June… [ Keep reading ]

West Seattle Blog reports on South Park Bridge funding

The West Seattle Blog posted on the South Park Bridge additional funding.  Over $70 million has been pledged NOT counting the federal money.

Seattle Times features diverse, dynamic Rainier Valley

The Seattle Times reported on zip code 98118, the most diverse in the country according to Census Bureau reports.  The Department of Neighborhoods has been nationally recognized for its work in this community.  Click here to read the article.

South Park Bridge – Draft South Park Bridge Closure Response Plan

On Wednesday, June 9, to a room of about 100 South Park community members, Mayor Michael McGinn announced a list of draft recommendations that have been structured to assist South Park business, activate the community through events and festivals and target capital improvements throughout the Neighborhood.  To read the full plan… [ Keep reading ]

Matching Fund supports Youth 180/Southeast Seattle Senior Center mural project

King 5 reported on this collaboration, sponsored by the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Neighborhood Matching Fund.  Click here to read and view the video.

Belltown public safety forum June 22 at 7 p.m.

Belltown Citizens on Patrol (BCOP) will hold its second annual public safety forum Tuesday, June 22 at 7 p.m. at the Seattle Labor Temple, 2800 1st Ave S.   Special guests include the Honorable Judge Bruce Hilyer (presiding judge King County Superior Court) and the Honorable Judge Sharon Armstrong (King County Superior… [ Keep reading ]