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Mt. Baker Ridge Viewpoint - Development
Pro Parks Project Information

 
Location: 1411 31st Avenue South

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EVENTS:

Grand Opening Celebration
March 20, 2009
Community celebration for the park and spring equinox
6 - 8 p.m.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Patrick Donohue
800 Maynard Ave. S., 3rd Floor
Seattle, WA 98134
206-684-9286
patrick.donohue@seattle.gov

PROJECT STATUS

Thank you Seattle! This project is complete.

The neighborhood celebrated this new community gathering space on the spring equinox, March 20, 2009.
LOCATION
1411 31st Avenue South
BUDGET Total Project Budget: $906,000.00
SCHEDULE
Planning: Late 2005 to early 2006
Design: Through the end of 2006
Construction: 4/14/2008
Completion: 11/26/2008

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Completed Park
Completed Park
Completed Park
Completed Park Photos

Mt Baker Drawing
Mt Baker Photo
Opportunity Fund open house
Opportunity Fund open house

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Parks acquired the Mt. Baker Ridge Viewpoint property in 2003 with funding from the first cycle of the Pro Parks Levy Opportunity Fund. Funding from the second cycle of the Opportunity Fund will develop the steeply-sloped site into an urban viewpoint park. The park design features a unique sculptural viewing platform that extends from the sidewalk to capture the western panorama of downtown Seattle, Beacon Hill, Elliott Bay and the Olympic mountains.


COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION

The community nominated this park development project through the second cycle of the Pro Parks Levy Opportunity Fund. The Pro Parks Levy Oversight Committee reviewed and toured dozens of nominated projects, and made its recommendations for project selections in May 2005. City Council approved the Committee's recommendations in September 2005.


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