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It Takes a Village to Build a Skatepark We’ve just completed Seattle Center Skate Plaza, an 18,000 square-foot skateboard facility located in a section of Broad St between 5th and Taylor avenues north vacated to make way for the SR-99 Tunnel. The new Skate Plaza fulfilled a commitment to… [ Keep reading ]

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Waterworks on the grounds Did you know the first weekend of August is historically the warmest of the year in our region? The high temps give rise to thoughts of fun ways to cool down like enjoying a splash of cool, refreshing water. If you stroll the Seattle Center grounds,… [ Keep reading ]

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Nearly 30 years ago, May 9-17, 1992, the 74th Junior Hockey championship, the Memorial Cup, was hosted at Seattle Center. The competition, which determined the champion of the Canadian Hockey League (CHL), included the winners of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey, Western Hockey and Ontario Hockey leagues. Seattle Thunderbirds, as… [ Keep reading ]

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As we approach the other end of the global pandemic (hopefully), we have found that the 16-month journey has changed event production “at Seattle Center.” With the moratorium on in-person events last March, organizations that reside on the grounds, along with our own public programming, quickly pivoted to virtual activities…. [ Keep reading ]

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As we approach the other end of the pandemic, we have found that the 16-month journey has changed event production “at Seattle Center.” With the moratorium on in-person events last March, organizations on the grounds, along with our own public programming, quickly pivoted to virtual activities. Now that we’re gradually… [ Keep reading ]

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As the region sizzles in the excessive heat, we want to recognize the place of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Asexual, + Other Identities (LGBTQA+) at Seattle Center. Since 2007, Seattle PrideFest has filled the grounds with exuberant celebration the final Sunday of June. It is our most jam-packed… [ Keep reading ]

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Non-Commercial Media on the Grounds Seattle Center is home to a mix of not-for-profit public media outlets providing a range of music and news programming – all with heavy emphasis on local issues, partnerships and artists. Most people still think of the Center’s northeast corner occupant as KCTS, but its… [ Keep reading ]

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International Fountain redo If you stroll the grounds, you’ll find an amazing mix of water features big and small, with the largest, International Fountain, at the core of the campus. Built originally as a centerpiece for the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair, the initial design concept called for a narrow lagoon… [ Keep reading ]

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Earth Day In honor of Earth Day, we’d like to share what Seattle Center is doing to reduce the use of electricity, water, environmentally harmful materials and fossil fuels. We also want to say how happy and excited we are that we will soon house the first certified zero carbon… [ Keep reading ]

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Century 21 Master Plan With projects contained in the Seattle Center 2000 now complete, it was time once again to consider the future of Seattle Center. In 2006, then Mayor Nichols called for formation of the 17-member Century 21 Committee, which held more than 60 meetings with community organizations and… [ Keep reading ]