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Gas Works Park Playground
Parks and Green Spaces Levy
Project Information


Location: 2101 N Northlake Way

Project Status

Fall/Winter 2015
This project is being coordinated with the Gas Works Park comfort station renovation and east entry improvements.

In coordination with summer use this project will begin construction at the end of the summer 2016 and will be completed in spring 2017.

Thank you to everyone who attended the Open House on September 9, 2014 and provided input. The Sr. Landscape Architect has taken the community input and will work on creating a preferred design for the play area. Please watch this space for a third and final meeting to be held in early 2015.

The 2008 Parks and Green Spaces Levy included money to make improvements to the existing play area at Gas Works Park. The remnants of the play area are located on the south side of the play barn (the large covered structure with the multi-colored equipment).

2101 N Northlake Way
The Parks and Green Spaces Levy allocates $1.4 million dollars for planning, design and construction.

Additional funding is provided by the comfort station renovation major maintenance funding.
Planning: December 2013 - March 2014
Design: March 2014 - December 2015
Construction: Fall 2016 - Spring 2017
Completion: Late Spring 2017

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 3/11/2014

Open House 9/9/2014

Important Links

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Updated October 30, 2015


Currently no project related public meetings or events are scheduled.

For More Information

Jay Rood
800 Maynard Ave S
Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98134

First Meeting
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