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Give Parks department your input on new park at 81st and Greenwood Saturday

Stop by 81st and Greenwood from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday during the Greenwood Car Show and give Seattle Parks and Recreation your input for a new park on that site. The park will cover the entire east side of Greenwood Avenue North between 81st and 82nd streets, just north of the Greenwood Library.

The strip mall and Bleachers Pub buildings are scheduled to be demolished this fall. Cascade Design Collaborative will design the park this summer and fall. Construction will take place winter through fall of 2017.


You can also take an online survey. They’ve even got a Pinterest page where you can post ideas.

Members of the Greenwood Community Council also will be at the future park site, giving away free temporary tattoos with the “Show Greenwood Some Love” design that was a T-shirt fundraiser after the March 9 natural gas explosion. (GCC members also will be at Sunday’s Celebrate North Seattle event in the Oak Tree Village parking lot, along with the Aurora-Licton Springs Urban Village group.)