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Cheasty Boulevard Improvements
Pro Parks Project Information

Cheasty Boulevard is part of the Olmsted Boulevard system. It runs between Beacon Ave. S. and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

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Andy Sheffer
Parks and Recreation
Planning and Development Division
800 Maynard Ave. S. 3rd Floor
Seattle, WA 98134-1336
(206) 684-7041
Thank you, Seattle. This Pro Parks Levy project is now complete and in full operation.

Special thanks to the immediate community for their patience and ongoing communication during the construction of this trail project.
Cheasty Boulevard is part of the Olmsted Boulevard system. It runs between Beacon Ave. S. and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
The Pro Parks Levy provides $1,000,000 project costs of planning, design and construction.
Planning: 2001
Design: 2002 - 2004
Construction: Summer 2004 - Winter 2005
Completion: Winter 2005


This project constructed improvements to Cheasty Boulevard including pedestrian pathway, drainage, landscaping, and other amenities. Parks and Recreation established a Project Advisory Team representing the community and stakeholders. J. A. Brennan Associates provided landscape architectural services to produce a boulevard plan that will guide future improvements.

Cheasty Summary
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Please Note -
The above drawing is a 1292k pdf file. It may take a long time to download, and you will need adobe acrobat reader to view it.

On a busy day...
Cheasty Boulevard
Pedestrian trail in full use

New Pedestrian Pathway


The Cheasty Boulevard Improvement Project, Project Advisory Team provides ongoing input into the project. Its membership is confirmed by Parks Superintendent Ken Bounds. Its membership consists of the following community and agency representatives.
Kathy Colombo - Cheasty Blvd. resident
Jeff Detweiler - Cheasty Blvd. resident
Reginald Frye - Property and business owner on the Winthrop St. portion of Cheasty Blvd.
Marion Fukuma - Cheasty Blvd. resident
Cameron Justam - Cheasty Blvd. resident
Anne Knight - Friends of Seattle's Olmsted Parks representative
Kevin Lee - No. Beacon Hill Community Council representative
Barbara Marino - No. Rainier Neighborhood Plan Stewardship Committee representative
Emmanuel Okoye - Dir. of UW Consolidated Laundry located on Winthrop St.


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