for Dahl Playfield 11/01/04 Friends of Dahl Playfield
After reviewing 11 applications and interviewing 3 firms, we are pleased to announce
that Site Workshop is the firm that will be facilitating our park design process.
Second Annual Wedgwood Outdoor Cinema - August
27th 08/04 Wedgwood Community Council
This year’s cinema is set for Friday, August 27th and sponsored by HomeStreet
Bank. This free Wedgwood Community Council event is also made possible by the
hospitality of A2/Decatur Elementary School (7711 43rd Ave NE) where the fun
begins at 7:30pm with food and beverages for sale and entertainment for all ages.
Bring a chair and enjoy the fun! For more information and to vote for a movie,
visit our website at: www.scn.org/wcc. It’s looking like Shrek but there’s
still time to vote...
Friends of Dahl
Playfield forms to revitalize play area 07/04 Friends of Dahl Playfield
A new citizens group, Friends of Dahl Playfield, has formed in an effort to improve
the area around the park, which is located in the Wedgwood neighborhood. Small
and Simple Project funds from the City have been awarded to help the group hire
a landscape architect to work with its members and the community-at-large to
create a design plan.
drinking water makes senator boil 01/15/04 Sen. Ken Jacobsen
If Wedgwood Elementary were a real-life version of the popular board
game “Clue,” the
Seattle school board’s solution might go something like this: the janitor
did it, in the hallway, with the drinking fountain.
Princesses 08/03 Seattle Sun Before World War Two, the Wedgwood neighborhood was a nameless semi-rural
area outside the Seattle city limits. Wedgwood's identity was established
during the post-war housing boom.
class proves it has the write stuff 02/12/03 The Seattle Times
The partnership between Alternative Elementary School No. 2 (Decatur)
in North Seattle and the poor Xcalak School in Xcalak, Mexico, began
year when teacher Jo Vos vacationed in the fishing village south of
Avenue Northeast Improvement Project 01/06/03 Department of Transportation
The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) will soon address some
of the maintenance and upgrades needed for the roadways, sidewalks and
traffic signals along 35th.
Community Coming to Northeast Seattle 08/02/02 American Association for the Furtherance of
The American Association for the Furtherance of
Community, known colloquially as the Goodenough Community, has purchased
the old Wedgewood
Rehabilitation Center on 92 and Ravenna Ave. NE.
hit by juvenile crime wave 10/01 Jet City Maven
For the second time in three weeks, hundreds of Wedgwood residents packed
the halls of Wedgwood Presbyterian Church to attend a community council
meeting on Sept 17. The topic that drew so many concerned neighbors was
a crime wave, localized in Southeast Wedgwood, that has been disturbing
the sleepy neighborhood's peace for months.
Field to be Closed For One Year 8/28/01 Seattle Parks and Recreation The playfield will be closed during construction, which starts in
September 2001, with turf establishment from September 2001 to September
2002. The field will open for use from October 2002.
to purchase Wedgwood Estates complex 06/08/01 The Seattle Times
The Seattle Housing Authority will spend $20.3 million to buy a Wedgwood-area
apartment complex, a purchase housing officials say will counteract skyrocketing
rents by stabilizing prices.
Northeast Branch Library Expansion News 05/15/01 Seattle Public Libraries
SPL has recently published a recap
of the public meeting held April 24th and a press
release announcing the artist selected to provide artwork for the
Launches Neighborhood Exchange 05/08/01 Sustainable Wedgwood
In the last few months, we have researched examples of existing exchange
systems and have developed a model to try out in a pilot project. We believe
Wedgwood is well-suited for a vital neighborhood exchange and welcome
launches new community Web site 03/01 Wedgwood Community Council
The Wedgwood Community Council recently launched a new Web site including
a community calendar, a list of community groups active in the neighborhood,
a list of e-mail groups about Wedgwood topics and much more. Be sure to
take a look.
years like yesterday for Eckstein's students 02/12/01 The Seattle Times
It was a gorgeous Seattle day, and hundreds of past and present students
and faculty filtering into Nathan Eckstein Middle School on Northeast
75th Street yesterday got the full benefit.
Architect Finalists Selected for Northeast
Library Expansion 02/05/01 NortheastSeattle.com Architect
finalists have been selected for the expansion of the NE Branch Library.
You are invited to a reception 2/15 to meet the finalists and view display
boards featuring their previous work.
View a list of the finalists.
Find out more about the reception
in our Community Calendar.
residents rally to support tree lot owners 9/00 Jet City Maven
For the past 40 years, many residents of the Wedgwood community and the
surrounding areas have included a trip the Hunter Farms' Christmas tree
lot as part of their holiday tradition.
short of space to sort 6/23/00 The Seattle Times
To treat letters better, U.S. Postal Service officials are seeking the
public's stamp to buy plumper parcels of land.
bronze Venus to stay 1/25/00 The Seattle Times
It's been covered with garbage bags and bedecked with flowers. But after
a vote by those renting plots at the Picardo Farm P-Patch, the statue
of a naked, pregnant woman will stay put.