Tag: Capitol Hill

Unique open houses at the Conservatory

August 4th, 2011

Within the confines of Volunteer Park lies Seattle’s great crystal palace, the Conservatory. Since opening in 1912, the Conservatory continues to collect and conserve a diverse collection of plants, transporting visitors beyond the Pacific Northwest into almost-otherworldly climates and locales.  Its mission has not changed in nearly a century. To help ensure this mission continues, […]

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Maple Leaf and Capitol Hill: Design those play areas!

May 25th, 2011

The Parks and Green Spaces Levy allocates $800,000 for planning, design and construction for the renovation of the play area at Volunteer Park. Planning has begun and in house design is beginning for the renovation. The public process begins next week, and all are welcome to attend the upcoming meetings. More details can be found […]

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Community Center operation forum next week

January 25th, 2011

City Council has asked Seattle Parks and Recreation to re-think how community centers are operated. This process will include public meetings to discuss with the community ideas for how centers can be run more effectively and more efficiently. We heard hundreds of requests during the budget process to keep all 26 centers open without making […]

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