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Brighton Playfield / Playground Renovation
Parks and Green Spaces Levy
Project Information


Location: 6000 39th Ave S, Seattle WA 98118

Project Status

Thank you Seattle! This project is complete.

The construction fencing was taken down on December 3, 2009 and opening celebration happened on January 7, 2010. The project features a paleontology theme in harmony with the Brighton Science Park. Children can excavate dinosaur bones in the sandbox and hunt fossils depicted throughout the site.

A-1 Landscaping began site work for this play area renovation on August 17, 2009.

6000 39th Ave S, Seattle WA 98118
$450,000 from 2008 Parks and Green
Spaces Levy
Planning: February - March 2009
Design: March - July 2009
Construction: Autumn 2009
Completion: Autumn 2009

Project Description

This project will provide for replacement of play equipment, access improvements and other work at this existing play area. The scope of this project brings the play area into compliance with current play area safety standards and guideline efforts of the American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) as well as meets the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Community Participation

Public Meeting #1 4/22/09
Public Meeting #2 5/27/09

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Updated March 11, 2014


Currently no events are scheduled.

For More Information

Rick Nishi
800 Maynard Ave S
Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98134

Concept Plan

This picture shows the main play area. Also added were a swing set, benches and elements with an archeological theme.
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