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9th Avenue NW - 7th Elect Site Acquisition
Pro Parks Project Information

7028 9th Avenue NW

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Donald Harris
800 Maynard Ave S, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98134-1336

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Thank you Seattle for making this acquisition possible.

Parks acquired the 39,000 square foot property at 7028 – 9th Ave NW for a new neighborhood park. This space is open to interim passive use prior to the planning and development process for the new park. Goundswell Northwest and Whittier Community Council sponsored a celebration at the site on Sunday, May 4, 2008.

This park has received development funding from the Parks and Green Spaces Levy.

7028 9th Avenue NW

Pro Parks Levy funds will be used for this acquisition. The City will be
submitting applications for grants from King County Conservation Futures Tax and the Washington State Recreation Conservation Office

Planning: Legislation is in process for City Council authority to complete the acquisition of this property.


On July 29, 2002 Seattle City Council unanimously approved Pro Parks Levy Opportunity Fund funding to acquire sites for new neighborhood parks in underserved areas of Ballard.


A community meeting was held on March 27, 2008 at the Ballard Boys and Girls Club to announce the possible acquisition of this site and receive community feedback.

For more information about planning for the park, please e-mail


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