Tag: Magnuson Park

Big Day of Play tomorrow at Magnuson Park

August 26th, 2011

Seattle Parks & Recreation’s  4th annual Big Day of Play is this Saturday, August 27th, at Magnuson Park. It’s the signature event of the Healthy Parks, Healthy You initiative, designed by Parks and Public Health-Seattle & King County to promote physical activity and wellness programs that serve our diverse community. Big Day of Play is […]

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Building 11 Wrap-up: Affirming our Vision for Magnuson Park

August 11th, 2011

The day had finally arrived. The day we voted. It went so smoothly and was actually so easy that I almost forgot why I had had a pit in my stomach for the last several months. But then I remembered the history, the issue, the concerns – the desired outcome and all of the work that we, […]

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Parks & Seattle Center Committee recap for August 4th

August 5th, 2011

The Parks & Seattle Center Committee met yesterday with a full agenda, and I’d like to take a moment to revisit the meeting. Our first focus was again on Building 11 at Magnuson Park. Over the course of four committee meetings, my colleagues and I have evaluated a proposed lease amendment that made alterations to a lease […]

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Building 11: Parks Committee recap for July 21st

July 21st, 2011

The Parks & Seattle Center Committee met again today regarding Building 11 to evaluate the first in a series of formal changes to the proposed lease amendment. To recap our previous discussions, Seattle Channel video footage is available for committee meetings on June 16 and July 7. If you’re not familiar with it, past blog […]

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Building 11: Parks Committee recap for July 7th

July 11th, 2011

We’ve spent much of the last two Parks & Seattle Center Committees discussing the proposed lease amendment for Building 11 at Magnuson Park. Given the level of interest in the topic, I want to recap the past two meetings and provide some information on our next steps. The existing 2008 lease, approved by Council on […]

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Building 11: projected legislation timeline

June 6th, 2011

The proposed lease amendment for Building 11 at Magnuson Park is an issue that has been the source of much public discussion over the past few months. If you’d like to learn more about it, I invite you read my previous blog post or visit the “Current Issues” section of my website. The developer is […]

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Building on history

May 19th, 2011

It’s lovely to dream about a grand inheritance, but sometimes what we inherit costs us more than we expected. This is the case with an existing lease for Building 11 at Magnuson Park. Building 11, like many others at Magnuson, is a victim of old age. Inherited from the U.S. Navy in 1999, it needs […]

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