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Mayfair Park

 
Address: 2600 2nd Ave N, 98109 (Map It)
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(206) 684-4075 | Contact Us TTY Phone: (206) 233-1509

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PARK FEATURES
  • Pesticide Free
  • Play Area (ADA Compliant)

HOURS

4 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.

ABOUT THE PARK

Go three blocks east from the southeast corner of Rodgers Park to find this street-end knoll, cleverly converted into a tiny park. It has a central play area, with a drinking fountain and benches conveniently placed so you can watch your children climb, slide and crawl.

(Excerpt from "Enjoying Seattle's Parks" by Brandt Morgan)

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HISTORY

The flat ravine bottom just below the viewpoint was the site of the early-day “Killman’s Sand Bunkers”. The area was platted in 1907 by the Mayfair Land Co. Mayfair is a fashionable district in London, so named from an annual fair held in May, which was actually abolished in 1708.

(Edited from the files of Don Sherwood, 1916-1981, Park Historian.)

To learn more about Seattle Parks and Recreation, including historic landmarks, military base reuse, and the Sherwood History Files, view our Park History.

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