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5420 22nd Avenue NW

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Grand Opening Ceremony Occurred on:
Monday, July 19, 2004
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Norwegian Women's Chorus
Ken Bounds, Parks Superintendent
Kim Nesselquist, Executive Director, Norwegian American Assn.
Jen Dixon, Artist
Victoria Sangray
Ribbon Cutting


Seattle Parks and Recreation
Planning and Development
800 Maynard Ave. S., 3rd Floor
Seattle, WA 98134-1336
Thank you, Seattle.
This Pro Parks project is complete!

5420 22nd Avenue NW
The Pro Parks Levy provided $276,308 project costs of planning, design and construction.
Planning:2002 - complete
Design:2003 - complete
Construction:2003 - October-March


Final projectBergen Place Park in downtown Ballard is located in the heart of the business district on the triangular site between Leary Avenue, 22nd Avenue NW, and Market Street.

Bergen Place Park was originally developed utilizing Forward Thrust funds and dedicated by King Olaf of Norway in 1975. The Crown Hill/Ballard Neighborhood Planning Association proposed the redesign of Bergen Place Park in the 1998 neighborhood plan.

Parks Department Approved Schematic Designs
1) 2)

Artist Jenn Lee Dixon sketch of Bergen "Witness Trees"

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Pictures of the Park - Before Pro Parks Development:
Bergen Place Sign and FlagsBergen Place Steps
Bergen Place Stage
Bergen Place Stage
Pictures from the Charette Meeting:
Bergen Charette Meeting Bergen Charette MeetingBergen Charette Meeting

Bergen Park Alternatives 1-3:
1)Bergen Place Scheme 1 2)Bergen Place Scheme 2 3)Bergen Place Scheme 3
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