Councilmember Tom Rasmussen
Parks Committee Approves Opportunity Fund Development Project for Capitol Hill
Capitol Hill has one development site for a new park at Federal Avenue E and E Republican Street. This site will be known as Broadway Hill Park. The City acquired the land in 2010 using acquisition funds from the Parks Levy.
"The potential of this site was first brought to me by a nearby Capitol Hill resident," said Councilmember Tom Rasmussen. "The Parks Department purchased it when a private development project failed due to the recession. I am thrilled that we now have the funds to transform this empty lot into an inviting, vibrant park that will include a community garden," Rasmussen added.
This round of Opportunity projects totals $8,000,000 for parks improvements and acquisition throughout the City. The complete list of projects and locations can be found online.