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John Muir Elementary Playground Improvements
Project Information


Location: 3301 S Horton St, Seattle WA 98144

Project Status

Thank you Seattle! This project is complete.
Construction is complete and the project closed September 2013.

The project includes a new playground area with safety surfacing for new play equipment, an additional slide in the current play area and surfacing, an ADA walkway and new stairs connecting the east public sidewalk with the playground.

The new perimeter fence is installed along with 3 new gates. Also the site includes some irrigation upgrades and new planter beds throughout the grounds.

3301 S Horton St, Seattle WA 98144
The Parks and Green Spaces Levy Opportunity Fund allocates $270,000 to this project.
Planning: 2011- 2012
Design: May 2012
Construction: Summer 2013
Completion: Early September 2013

Project Description

Construction of a new play area to replace existing one, new playground for small kids, rain garden, accessible entrance, and planting beds, native plant restoration.

CONDITIONAL: Must provide public access during non-school hours. Entrances/access should be provided to make the site clearly open to the public and gates must be unlocked during non-school hours.

This project was selected for the first round of Parks and Green Spaces Levy Opportunity Funding. The application received You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document. in this community-initiated process is a preliminary concept and the final design may be constrained by the project budget. All projects will go through Park’s public involvement procedure which includes public meetings and community input. They will also go through an internal Parks process to ensure the most effective implementation.

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Updated September 29, 2015


Currently no events are scheduled.

For More Information

Gary Gibbons
800 Maynard Ave S, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98134

Students Perform at Playground Dedication
Students Perform at Playground Dedication

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