25 Apr '16, 3pm

Extreme Park Makeover Still Enjoyed 10 Years Later

Extreme Park Makeover Still Enjoyed 10 Years Later

Seattle’s Powell Barnett Park is serene on a sunny weekday morning. Parents, enjoying one of the season’s first warm days, watch over a handful of toddlers on the playground. Adults cut across the green expanse on their way to a bus stop. When summer comes and schools let out, the 4.4 acre space will be filled with Seattle-area residents tossing Frisbees, playing hoops, picnicking and just enjoying a place considered one of the area’s most inviting parks. Ten years ago, things were different. Maisha Barnett, founder and project manager of the Powell Barnett Legacy Project, was focused on transforming the grounds, which are named for her grandfather. Powell S. Barnett was the son of a slave who came west to work in the coal mines in Roslyn, Washington, before settling in Seattle’s Central District in 1906. In Seattle, the community leader’s many achievements included breaki...

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