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Fairmount Playground
Parks and Green Spaces Levy
Project Information


Location:5400 Fauntleroy Way SW, Seattle WA 98136

Project Status

Thank you Seattle! The renovation is complete.
The renovated Fairmount Playground opened October 29, 2010. Enjoy your new park and play equipment.

The park features a rope climber and ferry boat play structure. Sr. Landscape Architect Pam Alspaugh from Seattle Parks worked with the equipment provider, PlayCreation, to design the custom ferry play piece.

5400 Fauntleroy Way SW, Seattle WA 98136
Parks and Green Spaces Levy allocates
$170,000 for planning, design
and construction.
Planning: November 2009
Design: December 2009 - March 2010
Construction: July 2010- October 2010

Project Description

The park was identified in the Parks and Green Spaces Levy for the renovation of the existing play area. The focus is safety improvements that will provide better site circulation and make the park and play area more desirable to gather and play.

Community Participation

Public Meeting #1 12/2/09

Public Meeting #2 1/6/10

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Updated December 30, 2015


There are no meetings scheduled at this time.

For More Information

Kelly Davidson
800 Maynard Ave S, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98134

Playground Design #2
Playground Design #2
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Ferry Boat Play Area
Ferry Boat Play Area

Climbing Structure
Climbing Structure

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