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University Urban Center Village
Parks and Green Spaces Levy
Project Information

 

Location: NE 43rd St and 9th Ave NE


Project Status

Thank you Seattle. This acquisition is complete.
Thank you to everyone who participated in the University Urban Center Village acquisition survey. We purchased the addition to Christie Park (NE 43rd St and 9th Ave NE). The site was purchased in August 2012 and expands Christie Park.

The University Urban Center Village(UUCV) has been identified in the 2006 Development Plan and Gap Analysis as being deficient in open space. The UUCV is an area to receive funding and a new gathering space for the community.


LOCATION
NE 43rd St and 9th Ave NE
BUDGET
SCHEDULE

Project Description

The Parks and Green Spaces Levy provides $24 million for the acquisition of neighborhood parks in up to 20 identified areas throughout the City. The University Urban Center Village was included in that list.

The University District, officially designated as University District Northwest in Seattleís Comprehensive Plan, is an emerging urban center expected to experience high residential and employment growth during the next 20 years.

Bordering on the University of Washington (UW) and encompassing several small residential areas, an active business district, and Safecoís corporate campus, the University District has a unique and diverse set of park, open space, and recreational needs.

While the community features a few excellent parks and the nearby UW includes attractive passive open space, the University Districtís 2.86 acres of open space falls 2.97 acres below the Comprehensive Planís open space goals. The projected increases of 2,000 new households and 2,640 jobs by 2024 mean that this deficit will grow to 5.27 acres unless additional parks and open space can be provided.


Community Participation

We would like to encourage neighbors and/or community groups to join together and support land acquisition in the University Urban Center Village.



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Updated November 21, 2013

Events

Currently no events are scheduled.

For More Information

Chip Nevins
800 Maynard Ave S, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98134
206-233-3879
chip.nevins@seattle.gov

Acquisition Proposal Map
Acquisition Proposal Map
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Gaps in Open Space
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