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Rainier Playfield Play Area
Parks and Green Spaces Levy
Project Information


Location: 3700 S Alaska St, Seattle WA 98118

Project Status

Thank you Seattle! This project is complete.
Rainier Playfield Play Area and basketball court dedication was celebrated August 16, 2012.

The project replaced play equipment and improved other site conditions related to the play area. The entry from S Oregon St. was revised to meet ADA standards. The badly broken sidewalk along S Oregon Street was repaired.The service access into the park from the corner was reduced in width and the play area was consolidated to the north side of the asphalt driveway. Granite benches by local sculptor John Hoge provide unique seating.

New play equipment includes new swings for tots and for older children, climbing structures, a seesaw spring toy and a variety of spinners.

The Brandon Roy Foundation contributed to the renovation of the basketball courts.

3700 S Alaska St, Seattle WA 98118
The Parks and Green Spaces Levy provides $600,000 for planning, design and construction.
Planning: February - May 2010
Design: June 2010- March 2011
Construction: Spring 2012
Completion: Summer 2012

Project Description

The focus of this project is to provide access and create use improvements that provide better site circulation making the park and play area more desirable.

Community Participation

Public Meeting #1 05/25/10

Public Meeting #2 09/16/10

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Updated March 11, 2014


Currently no events are scheduled.

For More Information

Rick Nishi
800 Maynard Ave S
Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98134

Opening Celebration

Opening Celebration

Opening Celebration
Opening Celebration Photos

Play Equipment Plan
Play Equipment Plan
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Existing Play Area Photos
Existing Play Area

Schematic Concept #1
Schematic Concept #1

Schematic Concept #2
Schematic Concept #2

Site Analysis #1
Site Analysis #1

Site Analysis
Site Analysis #1

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