Be'er Sheva Park Improvements

Updated: September 11, 2018

Fall 2018

The schematic design is complete. In September the Rainier Beach Link2Lake Open Space Steering Committee applied for more Neighborhood Matching funds to complete the construction documents for the new Be'er Sheva Park. Fundraising is ongoing to fund the park construction.

Thank you for sharing your ideas and helping shape the future of one of Rainier Beach's most incredible parks at the three public meetings presented by the Rainier Beach Link2Lake Open Space Steering Committee. Presentations and other documents from the meetings are located below.

Location

Be'er Sheva Park, 8650 55th Ave S, 98118

Budget

The Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF) provides $49,700 for planning and design.

Schedule

Design Process: Spring 2018
Design Completion: Summer 2018

Project Description

Create a schematic design for improvements at Be'er Sheva Park. Possible improvements to the park's lakeside end of the S. Henderson Street corridor include: greater shoreline access, walkways, and art installations. The Steering Committee hired SiteWorkshop Landscape Architecture to facilitate the community engagement process, develop the schematic design and investigate feasibility and permitting requirements.

Community Participation

Download the meetings information post card and map here

Public Meeting #1  3/3/2018

Public Meeting #2  4/21/2018

Public Meeting #3  6/2/2018

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