Wedgwood Wins Grant to Create Gathering Place with the Hunter Family

WEDGWOOD IS GETTING A NEW GATHERING PLACE AT HUNTER FARMS CHRISTMAS TREE LOT! SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS IN THE COMMENTS SECTION BELOW! The WCC has learned that an application co-submitted by us and the Hunter Family has been chosen for an outstanding grant to create a community gathering place on the Hunter Christmas Tree Farm in the heart of Wedgwood.  This is fantastic news for Wedgwood and the broader NE Seattle community, which has recently begun to use the site for summer festivals and berry sales.  The purpose of this grant is to improve the Hunter tree farm site for increased Read More …

Hunter Farms Gathering Place Proposal a Finalist!

As we shared earlier, the WCC & Hunter Family co-sponsored an application in response to a request for proposals (RFP) for projects as part of a Gathering Places Grant that would bring gathering places to 3 communities throughout greater Seattle.  The Gathering Places Grant is supported by a fantastic financial contribution by Tully’s Coffee and a services donation from the Pomegranate Center.  Proposals were due April 15th and projects selected must be completed by the end of 2011. The WCC & Hunter Family proposed a public/private partnership to improve the Hunter Tree Farm site along 35th Ave NE in the Read More …

A Gathering Place for Wedgwood?

As most people familiar with the WCC knows the Wedgwood Parks Committee has been actively and diligently working towards the acquisition and development of a new park for Wedgwood to address a usable open space gap identified in our neighborhood by the City.  Levy funds have been appropriated for such a task as part of the 2008 Parks and Green Spaces Levy.  In fact, on January 12th, we had an extremely successful public meeting about the site the Parks Committee identified for acquisition, which is the Morningside Substation at the NW corner of 86th Street NE and 35th Ave NE.  Read More …