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Jimi Hendrix Park

 
Address: 2400 S Massachusetts St, 98144 (Map It)
Seattle Parks and Recreation Information:
(206) 684-4075 | Contact Us TTY Phone: (206) 233-1509

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Jimi Hendrix Park Logo - Click to visit the Jimi Hendrix Park Foundation webpage

Jimi Hendrix remains one of Seattle's most famous and beloved musicians. Help create a community space inspired by the electrifying music and story of Jimi Hendrix!

The Friends of Jimi Hendrix Park and the Jimi Hendrix Park Foundation have raised over one million dollars to redevelop the park. The ground breaking will be in July 2014.

For more information about how you can help with the redevelopment of the park or to contribute to the fund raising campaign please contact Maisha Barnett at (206) 551-9774.

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HOURS

4 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.

ABOUT THE PARK

Jimi Hendrix Park is located next to the Northwest African American Museum in Seattles vibrant Central District, a thriving multi-cultural community near where Jimi Hendrix grew up.

Acreage: 2.3

HISTORY

In 2006, using funding from the 2000 Pro Parks Levy, the old Colman school site was transformed into the park it is today. Named Jimi Hendrix Park, it was opened to the public on June 28, 2006, marking one of the first commemorations of Jimi Hendrixs legacy by the City of Seattle.

Following a year-long public design process, the Friends of Jimi Hendrix Park and the Jimi Hendrix Park Foundation, announced the launch of a capital fund-raising campaign to finance construction of the park that will celebrate the life, music and legend of Seattles hometown icon, James Marshall Hendrix.

The park currently offers a large open lawn area, not too many trees (good for flying a kite) and a parking lot. The new design is bold, colorful and electrifying as the parks namesake and aims to transform this empty grassy space into a multi-use location.

IMPORTANT LINKS

To learn more about Seattle Parks and Recreation, including historic landmarks, military base reuse, and the Sherwood History Files, view our Park History.

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PROJECTS & PLANNING

Parks & Green Spaces Levy
- Park improvements


Park Plan


Wave Wall


Park Sign


Southern view across the park to the Northwest African American Museum

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