Working for a safe, affordable, vibrant, innovative, and interconnected city.
Learn More
Seattle.gov Home Page
Seattle.gov This Department
Seattle Parks and Recreation Seattle Parks and Recreation Home Page Seattle Parks and Recreation - About Us Seattle Parks and Recreation - Contact Us
Christopher Williams, Acting Superintendent.
  Parks   Centers & Pools Activities Reservations & Permits Projects & Planning A - Z Index
 
Parks Legacy Plan
Partnerships
Parks and Green Spaces Levy
Pro Parks Levy
Community Center Levy
Major Maintenance
Neighborhood Matching Fund
Horticulture
Sustainable Building & Development
City-Wide Planning Documents
Plans for Individual Parks
Parks Standards
Policies and Agreements
Requests for Proposals
Requests for Qualifications
Board of Park Commissioners
Seattle Conservation Corps
Parks Preservation Work Group
Seattle Parks and Recreation

International District/Chinatown Community Center
Project Fact Sheet

 

The 1999 Community Center Levy provided $2.1 million for a community center and gathering space facility in the International District/Chinatown, as part of Phase II of the "Village Square" project.

> View the new International District/Chinatown Community Center web site

Facility Overview
The new community center in the International District is located in the second phase building of the International District Village Square, at 719 8th Avenue S. The International District Village Square II (IDVS II) project developed by the Seattle Chinatown-International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDPDA).

IDVS II is a mixed-use, multi-story facility with family housing, a community center, branch library, office and retail spaces, and parking. The project occupies a half-block on the west side of 8th Avenue S. between S. Lane and S. Dearborn streets, formerly a surface parking lot.

Project Update (as of October 2004)
The Community Center is open; Fall programming is underway.

On September 29, 2004, Mayor Greg Nickels helped the community dedicate the International District/Chinatown Community Center, in conjunction with SCIDPDA as it celebrated a building-wide dedication and naming ceremony at the International District Village Square Two.

The grand opening celebration included local entertainment and tours of the building.

Budget
The Levy funded $2.1 million for the new Community Center. Additional funding, to complete the gymnasium, was made possible with $250,000 from the Pro Parks Levy Opportunity Fund.

Project Manager
Toby Ressler, Seattle Parks and Recreation, 800 Maynard Ave. S. 3rd Fl., Seattle, WA 98134, e-mail: toby.ressler@seattle.gov, phone: (206) 615-1482, or fax: (206) 233-3949.


*Note: To view a PDF, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download it for free at www.adobe.com.

 
Updated December 21, 2006
 Home | Partnerships | Park Board | Volunteer | FAQ | Parkways Parkways Icon | Facebook Facebook Icon | @SeattleParks Twitter Icon | Flickr Flickr Icon