Working for a safe, affordable, vibrant, innovative, and interconnected city.
Learn More
I want to search within the following: This Department
Seattle Parks and Recreation Seattle Parks and Recreation Home Page Seattle Parks and Recreation - About Us Seattle Parks and Recreation - Contact Us
Christopher Williams, Acting Superintendent.
  Parks   Centers & Pools Activities Reservations & Permits Projects & Planning A - Z Index
Parks Legacy Plan
Natural Area Greenbelt Use
Seattle Park District
Park District Oversight Committee
Community Center Strategic Plan
Off-Leash Area Strategic Plan
Parks and Green Spaces Levy
Pro Parks Levy
Community Center Levy
Major Maintenance
Neighborhood Matching Fund
Sustainable Building & Development
City-Wide Planning Documents
Plans for Individual Parks
Parks Standards
Policies and Agreements
Requests for Proposals
Requests for Qualifications
Board of Park Commissioners
Seattle Conservation Corps
Seattle Parks and Recreation

Major Maintenance Project Information
Discovery Park - Nike Building Removal and Site Restoration


Address: 3801 Discovery Park Blvd Seattle, WA 98199

Current Status

This project is complete.
Demolition of the Nike Building was completed November 2008. Parks then imported fill material to cover the rubble pile which completed the second phase. The fill was covered with forest duff in January 2009. Parks finished with planting of the site in the first quarter of 2009.

Project Description

Budget: $1,000,000
Construction begins: Second Quarter 2008
Project complete: Fourth Quarter 2008

This project provides for the demolition or collapse and burial of the Nike Building at Discovery Park and for the restoration of approximately two acres to natural conditions. This project was recommended by the West Point Citizens Advisory Committee (WPCAC) as part of the 2004 Memorandum of Agreement between King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks and the City of Seattle Department of Parks and Recreation for use of mitigation funds pursuant to Section 1. (d) of the West Point Settlement Agreement (Ordinance 121488). Operations and maintenance costs resulting from this project are paid by the General Fund, per Ordinance 121488.


May 8, 2007 Public Meeting

Meeting Presentation You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

June 24, 2008 Public Meeting

Meeting Presentation You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

Feb 19, 2009 Public Meeting

Meeting Presentation You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

*Note: To view a PDF, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download it for free at

Updated July 28, 2015

More Information

Seattle Parks and Recreation
800 Maynard Ave S
Suite 300
Seattle WA 98134


 Home | Partnerships | Park Board | Volunteer | FAQ | Parkways Parkways Icon | Facebook Facebook Icon | @SeattleParks Twitter Icon | Flickr Flickr Icon