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Watton House Removal
Project Information


Location: 3823 SW Willow St, 98126

Project Status

July 2014
Parks is working to obtain the necessary permits to demolish the house on the property. We anticipate demolition of the house to occur in September.

Please join us at the neighborhood meeting on August 16 from 10 - 11:30 a.m.

Restoration of the site and establishment of turf will be completed by spring 2015. Parks will work with the contractor to minimize the impact to the neighborhood during this work.

Parks received the property and funding to demolish the house as a reserved life estate donation from George and DeLayne Watton in 1999. George Watton donated the remainder interest in the property in 2014, about a month before he passed away at the age of 95. The Wattons bought the property shortly after he returned from World War II and built the house in 1948.

3823 SW Willow St, 98126
Construction: Summer - Fall 2014
Completion: Spring 2015

Project Description

Demolish the Watton house and develop a park on this property.

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Updated July 16, 2014


Open House
Saturday, August 16, 2014
10 - 11:30 a.m.
At the Watton property,
3823 SW Willow St, 98126

For More Information

Patrick Donohue
800 Maynard Ave S
Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98134

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