Category: News

Newsletter – April 2019
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Newsletter – April 2019

Spring has arrived with abundant blooms in Volunteer Park. Read the latest on our upcoming Spring Restoration Day, our new sponsor, and GiveBIG in our April newsletter!

Take the Olmsted Survey!
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Take the Olmsted Survey!

Seattle Parks and Recreation needs YOUR input to help allocate resources to Olmsted parks - including Volunteer Park! You can help by taking this very short survey.

February 22, 2019February 22, 2019 in News
Work begins on water tower
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Work begins on water tower

Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) has begun work on the Volunteer Park Water Tower to reduce minor flooding on nearby pedestrian pathways. They are upgrading the drainage systems, stormwater grates and piping system, and assure us that they will take precautions to protect all tree roots. During this time, the Water Tower will remain open but...

Olmsted path restoration underway
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Olmsted path restoration underway

Walking on the east side of Volunteer Park, you may have noticed a lot of construction behind the Seattle Asian Art Museum (SAAM). As part of SAAM’s renovation, two historic Olmsted pathways (lost decades ago due to neglect) will be restored. Volunteer Park Trust joined with Friends of Seattle’s Olmsted Parks to have these important...