Little Brook Healthy Street

More space to play in a healthy way

Updated November  29, 2023

What's happening now?

Seattle Public Utilities(SPU) will be drilling in the park to complete the soil and groundwater analysis needed for the park design and construction. The drilling will occur within the park on December 11 and 12, 2023 during daytime hours.  Due to the large construction and equipment, the park and a portion of the Healthy Street on 32nd Ave NE will be closed. Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation.  Please click on the Little Brook Park Redevelopment for more information. 

We recently made upgrades to the the Little Brook Healthy Street Plaza! We have removed the temporary construction signage and replaced them with bollards to provide better and safer access to the plaza. We have also installed new back in angled parking on both sides of the plaza. Please follow the parking signs. Vehicles parking in the spaces during trash pick up days will unfortunately be subject to towing. 

Little Brook Bollards

Thank you everyone that attended our Little Brook Park redevelopment and Little Book Healthy Street Plaza community engagement event on September 22. We appreciate seeing so many neighbors there and sharing their feedback on the project. Please sign-up for our listserv and continue to check our webpage for future community engagement events and opportunities to provide your feedback if you were not available to attend. 

To view more information about this project and the design process,  please visit the Seattle Parks and Recreation redvelopment page

Sept 22 Little Brook

Community engagement event at Little Brook on September 22. Photo Credit: SDOT

Little Brook Healthy Street Project map:

Map of Little Brook Healthy Street

Project overview

Stay Healthy Streets make it possible for people to walk, roll, and bike in the street while staying 6 feet apart during the COVID-19 pandemic. Installed as part of our emergency response to the pandemic in 2020, they also provide an opportunity to consider how they might improve communities beyond the pandemic.  

The Little Brook Stay Healthy Street was requested by neighbors. We installed it in April 2021 as a 3-month pilot. We extended the pilot through at least November. With the community organization Lake City Collective taking the lead, many neighbors are enjoying the extra space with activities like basketball, gardening, wellness classes, and movie nights. All are welcome to join. We're collecting input from neighbors about the Stay Healthy Street and whether it should be made permanent. 

We asked neighbors how the Little Brook Healthy Street is working for them and what they think of making it permanent. Here is a full report of the results. We collected 141 surveys (both paper and online) (99 in English, 40 in Spanish, and 2 in Amharic) with 81% in favor of making the Healthy Street space permanent.  You can find the survey summary here. Thank you to all the neighbors that have provided us with input and feedback!

Collage of images of people playing on the Stay Healthy Street

See more Little Brook Stay Healthy Street photos on our SDOT Flickr page.

Project map

Map above shows the space on 32nd Ave NE outside Little Brook Park is closed to vehicles and open for play. 

The Little Brook Neighborhood Greenway, on 32nd Ave NE between NE 143rd and NE 135th, is coming as early as fall 2022. To learn more about the project, please visit the project webpage here.  


April 2021: Installed pilot Stay Healthy Street

Summer/fall 2021: Heard from people on whether the Stay Healthy Street should become permanent 

Fall/winter 2021: Share next steps for the Little Brook Stay Healthy Street


Translation and Interpretation 

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Greg Spotts, Director
Address: 700 5th Ave, Suite 3800, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 34996, Seattle, WA, 98124-4996
Phone: (206) 684-7623

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