Olmsted Parks and Boulevards Restoration Project

Updated: March 21, 2019

Spring 2019

Seattle Parks and Recreation's Olmsted Parks and Boulevards Restoration project will provide restoration projects in 10 different Olmsted parks or boulevards around the city. A study conducted in 2018 looked at 10 different sites to assess existing conditions, research historical design intent and determine restoration feasibility.
   • Hiawatha Park
   • Lake Wahsington Boulevard parks
        • Colman Park
        • Lakeview Park
        • Mt. Baker Park
   • Schmitz Park
   • Volunteer Park
   • Washington Park Arboretum
   • Woodland Park
   • Magnolia Boulevard
   • Queen Anne Boulevard

The restoration projects begin in 2019 and will be prioritized based upon community feedback and funding availability.

Survey closed Friday, March 1 - Thank you to everyone who provided input through the online survey. Survey results will be posted here soon.

Seattle's Olmsted Parks and Boulevards began as a dream the City of Seattle had in the late 1800's for a beautiful system of landscapes among urban growth. This vision was implemented in the form of parks throughout the city designed by the Olmsted Brothers landscape architecture firm. The basis of design for these parks was to allow access to attractive open spaces and provide peace and respite for people from all walks of life.

Budget

Study funded by the Seattle Park District

Schedule

Restoration projects to begin in 2019

Background Information/Documents

Olmsted Parks Study Report - October 2018

Community Participation

Survey closed Friday, March 1 2019 - Thank you to everyone who provided input through the online survey. Survey results will be posted here soon.  

Important Links

For more information on Seattle's Olmsted Parks visit https://www.seattleolmsted.org/