Improvements for Hubbard Homestead Park

We’re preparing an application for the Parks and Green Spaces Levy Opportunity Fund to bring adult (senior) exercise equipment and a children’s playground to Hubbard Homestead Park. Please email me ( to be added to an email list if you are interested in the project. Also, please let me know if you are interested […]

Northgate Art Installation

There’s a art installation proposed in Northgate which they’re taking comments on. The comments are actually for the Environment Impact for the Environmental Review but it still seemed like good info to have. Oh, and they’ve said that it has “no significant adverse environmental impacts, temporary or permanent, as a result of the project” which […]

Hubbard Homestead Park Drama

I’m hearing reports of major issues with the current design of Hubbard Homestead Park. As you may know, they’re converting the 3.73 acre park and ride just north of Northgate into a park. They are well into the process and there have been numerous public meetings already. It seems like the consensus was that the […]

Northgate Park and Ride is becoming Hubbard Homestead Park

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Save the Date: Northgate Park Groundbreaking – Saturday, September 26

Northgate Park GroundbreakingSaturday, September 26, 10:30 a.m.Hubbard Homestead Park at 5th NE and NE 112th

Questions: Paul Fischburg, 684-8395,

Site design for the new Northgate Park

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No longer a park and ride and soon to be a park

This morning @ 6:19 AM:

Parks and Green Spaces Levy Meetings

Seattle voters overwhelmingly passed the 2008 Parks and Green Spaces Levy on Nov. 4, 2008. Come hear about this new levy and learn about the park projects in your neighborhood. Parks is hosting four open houses throughout the city in May and we encourage you to come.

All meetings will be from 7 – 8:30 […]

Update on Northgate

From an e-mail sent late Friday from Paul Fischburg to the Northgate Stakeholder’s Group:

Dear Northgate Stakeholder,

It’s been a while since our last correspondence so I wanted to give you a brief update, primarily about our rezone and urban design framework.

First the good news: We have a scheduled a date with the Mayor […]

Name the New Northgate Park!

Seattle is asking the public to help name the new Northgate park that will be located at 5th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 112th Street.

Suggestions should be sent in writing by April 6 along with an explanation of how the name fits the historical, cultural or geological significance of the site.

Address ideas to Seattle […]