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Marra-Desimone Park
Parks and Green Spaces Levy
Project Information


Location: 9026 4th Avenue South

Project Status

January 2016
Thank you to everyone who attended our public meetings. Please see the presentations and notes from the meetings below. Seattle Parks and Recreation is completing the design for the improvements of this 8.7 acre community park. We anticipate the next phase of your park will be built by the fall 2016.

As we develop the construction documents and we anticipate hosting a final meeting with the community in the first quarter of 2016.

At the initial meeting Seattle Parks and Recreation and Barker Landscape Architects provided background on the project, and gathered community input on park elements and design features. The park improvements focus on park access for all, safety in design with good site-lines, space for community well-being with recreation and gathering spaces, and an enhanced farm and garden.

As part of our commitment to outreach, the planning for this project will involve meetings with the Latino community, Vietnamese community, and other diverse communities of the South Park area.

9026 4th Avenue South
The Parks and Green Spaces Levy allocates $1.1 million to this project.
Planning: Fall 2014 - Spring 2015
Design: Summer 2015 - Fall 2015
Construction: Spring 2016 - Fall 2016
Completion: Fall 2016

Project Description

This project will develop the park, which includes the Marra Farm, Seattle's largest site for urban gardening, in accordance with the Long Range Development Plan. You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

Community Participation

Public Meeting 9/15/15

Public Meeting 11/5/15


Currently no project related public meetings or events are scheduled.

For More Information

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

Long Range Development Plan
Long Range Development Plan
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