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Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Green Lake Community Center for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of Green Lake Community Center at 7201-7359 E. Green Lake Drive N. on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually. Meeting participation is limited to access by the WebEx meeting link or the telephone call-in line… [ Keep reading ]

Meet the young Black leaders at the center of Eli’s Park Project

In our latest video, hear the story behind the Eli’s Park Project Teen Advisory Team, a group of Black, female teens leading change in North Seattle. Through community organizing, outreach, and performance they are working to engage community members and help create an accessible, inclusive, nature-based park where people of… [ Keep reading ]

Young BIPOC Community Members Envision Food Security Solutions through Racial Justice Fellowship

Over the summer, Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Urban Food Systems partnered with the Seattle Public Library to co-create BLOOM (Beginning Leadership for Organizing and Orchard Management), a college level, food and racial justice fellowship designed to create space for young adults to imagine solutions to food security challenges occurring during… [ Keep reading ]

Share your ideas for park and street improvements

Now’s your chance to share ideas for small-scale park and street improvements you’d like to see in your neighborhood. During Your Voice, Your Choice 2020, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is asking community members to democratically decide how to spend $2 million of the City’s budget on these improvements. From February… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation and Seattle Department of Neighborhoods highlight new investments in South Park neighborhood

At a roundtable with community leaders, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan highlighted several new investments in South Park. The investments include expanded youth programming, extensive facility renovations, as well as physical and safety improvements. More than $3.2 million will be spent for projects that have already started and will continue over… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrate Neighbor Appreciation Day this Valentine’s Day, February 14

Activities begin February 7 across Seattle Celebrate Seattle’s annual Neighbor Appreciation Day, a special day set aside to reach out to neighbors, create new friends, and express thanks to those who help make your neighborhood a great place to live. The date is February 14, with neighborhoods, community groups, and… [ Keep reading ]

Community Invited to Give Feedback on Troll’s Knoll Park Design

Join Seattle Parks and Recreation, the Department of Neighborhoods and Harrison Design at the first public meeting for the Troll’s Knoll Park development on Wednesday, June 11 at 6:30 p.m.  At this meeting the community can review the site analysis and provide feedback for the park design. This community-initiated project… [ Keep reading ]

Join us for Kinnear Park Celebration April 26

Celebrate the renovation of Lower Kinnear Park at the official  re-opening on April 26, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. in Lower Kinnear Park located at West Roy Street & 6th Avenue West.  Come enjoy the entertainment, speakers and a scavenger hunt! The Neighborhood Matching Fund has supported Kinnear Park over the years with more than $100,000… [ Keep reading ]

A Big THANK YOU to Seattle for Your Contributions to the Pergola, a Historic Landmark

Thanks to you, our Pergola is getting fixed after it was damaged during the rambunctious celebration following our Super Bowl win. Read more about the women who started the crowdfunding, which then inspired additional support from Western Washington Honda Dealers.

Community Donates Funding to Repair Historic Pergola

Western Washington Honda Dealers Association and Gofundme #HowSeattleRiots creators will present donations of $10,000 and $16,000 respectfully to the Seattle Parks Foundation at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 11 in Pioneer Square, 100 Yesler Way. The donations will fund needed repairs for the historic landmark Pergola in the Pioneer Square… [ Keep reading ]