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Watton House Removal
Project Information


Location: 3823 SW Willow St, 98126

Project Status

This project is complete.

Restoration of the site and establishment of turf was completed in early 2015.

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: Fall -Winter 2014
Completion: Spring 2015

Project Description

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

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Updated October 22, 2015


Open House
Thank you to all who attended the Open House in September 2014.

For More Information

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

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