Favorite Small Public Spaces

901 5th Avenue Plaza

October 20, 2017
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Location: Downtown Seattle
Address: 901 5th Ave.
Acreage: Approx. 0.5

One of the best secret public plazas in downtown Seattle is accessed from a paved pathway off 5th Ave. Bright green ferns and other native plants burst from their planters, making this feel like a true Northwest […]

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Harbor Steps

June 5, 2017
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Location: Downtown Seattle
Address: 1st Ave. and University St.
Acreage: 0.37

A lot of the new condo and office developments in downtown Seattle and South Lake Union have fun little public spaces like courtyards or quaint seating areas. But, it’s easy to forget that Harbor Steps […]

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Troll’s Knoll

October 31, 2016
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Location: Fremont/North Seattle
Address: 860 N. 36th St.
Acreage: 0.56

Fremont’s beloved troll has a new park to play in next door to his hiding spot under the Aurora Bridge.

What was once an overgrown, weed-filled hillside is now a beautiful green space with […]

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Broadway Hill Park

September 19, 2016
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Location: Capitol Hill/Central Seattle
Address: 500 Federal Ave. E.
Acreage: 0.27

Opened in June 2016, this neighborhood park close to bustling Broadway street is a great use of public space. The corner lot is fabulously accessible with a paved path reachable from both streets that makes […]

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