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Woodland Park Zoo Seattle
Sensory Garden Development
Project Information

 

Location: Woodland Park Zoo, 700 N 50th Street, 98108


Project Status

Spring 2015
Seattle Parks and Recreation has been working with the Woodland Park Zoo to develop an advisory group that will help implement the Opportunity Fund project. This group will reflect the stakeholders associated with the project. They will help guide the design of the Seattle Sensory Garden. This spring the group will recommend a design firm for the project.


LOCATION
Woodland Park Zoo, 700 N 50th Street, 98108
BUDGET
The Opportunity Fund allocates $750,000 for the planning, design and construction of this project.
SCHEDULE
Planning: Spring 2015
Design: Spring - Winter 2015
Construction: Spring - Summer 2016
Completion: Fall 2016

Project Description

This project was selected for the second 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.

Develop a five senses garden by adding enhanced sight, touch and smell elements with the intent to increase accessibility and providing a welcoming atmosphere and experience for all. The Seattle Sensory Garden is an expansion of the Woodland Park Zoo Rose Garden on 1.3 acres of existing Zoo property.


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Updated March 19, 2015

Events

Currently no events are scheduled.

For More Information

Jay Rood
800 Maynard Ave S
Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98134
206-733-9194
jay.rood@seattle.gov

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