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East John Street
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Project Information


Location: Summit Ave E and E John St

Project Status

Fall 2014
Seattle Parks is currently completing the design process of this project.

LPD Engineering has been hired to develop the civil engineering construction plans for the project. Once the plans are complete, the plans will be submitted for review through the City permitting process. It is anticipated the review process will be completed this coming Winter 2014/15, with the selection of a contractor in the following months, and construction to start Spring 2015.

Summit Ave E and E John St
The Opportunity Fund allocates $260,000 for the planning, design and construction of this project.
Planning: Fall 2012 - Spring 2013
Design: Spring 2013 - Winter 2014
Construction: Spring 2015 - Summer 2015
Completion: Fall 2015

Project Description

This project was selected for the first round of Parks and Green Spaces Levy Opportunity Funding. The application receivedYou 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.

Generally, this proposal enhances the new park and P-patch by adding a bioswale, planting area and providing better pedestrian connections and is based on the Opportunity Fund application. Please see three design alternatives reviewed at the meeting.

Community Participation

Public Meeting #1  6/18/2013

Public Meeting #2  10/23/2013

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Updated October 29, 2014


Currently no events are scheduled.

For More Information

Kevin Schmidt
800 Maynard Ave S
Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98134

Preferred Plan
Preferred Plan
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3 Design Alternatives
3 Design Alternatives
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