Wedgwood Landbanked Site Park Development

Updated: March 12, 2019

Spring 2019

New park coming to Wedgwood!
Please participate in the design of this park by offering input at the following public meetings.

Public Meeting #1 - An opportunity to learn about the project and provide input that will inform the overall design for the park.
Monday February 25, 2019 - completed

Download the meetings poster for more information.

Public Meeting #2 - Review designs that reflect what we heard in the first meeting and provide input on design options.
Wednesday April 3, 2019
7 - 8:30 p.m.
Thornton Creek Elementary School, Cafeteria
7712 40th Avenue NE, Seattle 98115

Thank you to everyone that participated at the Wedgwood Community Picnic, on September 15, 2019. Many community members came to discuss hopes and concerns for the park as well as express their enthusiasm that the project has been funded. This information was passed onto the design consultants.


8605 35th Avenue NE, 98115

Aerial photo of landbanked site location for future Wedgwood Park


Seattle Park District provides $1,273,388 for planning, design and construction of this site into a park.

Site purchased in 2014 using King County Conservation Futures funding. This funding requires that use is restricted to low impact, passive recreation and impervious surfacing shall be limited to 15% or less.


Planning: Spring 2018
Design: Spring 2019
Construction: Winter 2020

Project Description

Seattle Parks and Recreation purchased this .33 acres in 2014 to provide the community access to open space within identified gaps across the city. The Seattle Park District funds the development of this parcel into a park. Seattle Parks and Recreation will work with the community to develop a design for the park. This parcel will not be accessible during construction.

Community Participation

Please participate in the public process as we work together to design your new park space.

Input Opportunity at the Wedgwood Community Picnic 9/15/2018

Public Meeting 2/25/2019