Back in 1993 the City of Seattle tried to purchase the land on 9th Ave. & 70th St. to build a park but the Seventh Elect Church in Israel didn’t want to sell. Now, 15 years later, the now-defunct spiritual group is getting $3 million for the piece of land. The city council voted unanimously […]
Residents who live near Webster Park are being reassured by city officials that they intend to buy the property from the Seattle School District to keep it out of the hands of developers. The land next to the Nordic Heritage Museum was recently assessed at $1.6 million, substantially above the $1 million Mayor Greg Nickels got in […]
The city’s plans to buy a parcel of land on 9th Ave. near 70th for a new city park has won raves from folks in the neighborhood. And now we know who to give the credit: Alyssa Smith, who lives across the street from the property. She says she heard realtors were shopping the land […]
If you live near 7028 9th Ave., you may be interesting in attending Thursday’s public meeting to talk about the city’s purchase of the 39,000 square foot lot for a new park (earlier story). You can find details here.
The City of Seattle plans to purchase a plot of land on 9th Ave between 70th and 73rd for a new park, reports the Ballard News-Tribune. The park will be a little less than an acre in size. “This was an area that was lightly colored in terms of park density. But we are making […]
A glimpse of the Olympics this morning convinced me to cycle out of my way to check out the view at Sunset Hill Park. (OK, don’t give me grief about the low quality, what can you expect from a 2mp camera phone?) Such untarnished beauty is always a pure moment of Zen. Then I turned […]
With the sunny skies, we decided to check out Fremont Peak Park, a brand new city park that opened in November. It’s a small, beautiful park. But the reason you’ll want to check it out is… … the unbelievable view, stretching from Queen Anne to Ballard. Wow. The park is on Palatine Ave. and N. […]