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McGilvra Place Renovation
Project Information


Location: 15th Avenue between E Madison and E Pike Streets, Seattle, WA 98122

Project Status

Thank you Seattle!
We appreciate your inspiration on this community initiated project, your participation during planning, your patience during construction, and your support of the Levy.

A community celebration for the completion of McGilvra Place and the opening of the Bullitt Center was held on Earth Day, Monday, April 22, 2013.

15th Avenue between E Madison and E Pike Streets, Seattle, WA 98122
The Parks and Green Spaces Levy Opportunity Fund provides $364,000 for the planning, design, and construction of this project.
Planning: Complete
Design: Through December 2012
Construction: Early 2013
Completion: Spring 2013

Project Description

This project provides for a more accessible and usable site which demonstrates alternative green construction methods and creates a pedestrian oriented street at 15th Avenue between East Madison and East Pike Streets. The project site is located at the intersection of East Madison Street, East Pike Street, and 15th Avenue, directly west of the new Bullitt Center project.

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.

Community Participation

Public Meeting #1  11/14/2011

Public Meeting #2  1/9/2012

Public Meeting #3  3/24/2012

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Updated February 3, 2015


Currently no events are scheduled.

For More Information

Kim Baldwin
800 Maynard Ave S
Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98134

Preferred Schematic Design
Preferred Schematic Design

Plan Options 1-3
Plan Concepts 1-3
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