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8th Avenue South Park

April 22, 2014
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Location: South Seattle/South Park
Address: 8th Ave. S. and S. Portland St.
Acreage: approx. 0.3

Large red gears sitting near the shore stood out like beacons against the gray sky and gray gravel on the drizzly day I visited 8th Avenue South Park. The gears, which […]

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S. Atlantic Street End

April 4, 2014
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Location: South Seattle/Mt. Baker
Address: Lakeside Ave. S. and S. Atlantic St.
Acreage: approx. 0.1

A series of street ends are worth exploring along Lake Washington in south and central Seattle especially if you are on foot or bike. A good starting point is at the […]

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Santos Rodriguez Memorial Park

March 17, 2014
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Location: South Seattle/Beacon Hill
Address: 16th Ave S. and S. Lander St.
Acreage: approx. 0.7

Santos Rodriguez Memorial Park is the front yard for the Beacon Hill non-profit El Centro de La Raza. But this front yard is public space, and a lot of great […]

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Lewis Park

August 23, 2013
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Location: South Seattle/Beacon Hill
Address: 1120 15th Ave. S.
Acreage: 1.81

For a long time Lewis Park on the north end of Beacon Hill was a dense greenbelt with no accessibility. Enter Friends of Lewis Park, a community group that started removing invasive species and planting […]

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