Mini Mart City Park 6525 Ellis Avenue South, Georgetown, Seattle

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GAS TO GRASS

Gallager, Rachel, “Gas to Grass,” Gray Magazine, No. 31 Jan 2017, Pg. 62

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MINI MART CITY PARK AWARDED $100K THROUGH NEIGHBORHOOD MATCHING PROGRAM

The Grant  Mayor Ed Murray and the Seattle City Council awarded seven Seattle organizations a total of $650,741 to support neighborhood-initiated projects across the city. The awards are part of the City’s Neighborhood Matching Fund, which provides more than $3 million each year to local organizations. The Large Projects Fund, a program of Seattle Department of […]

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MMCP RECEIVES $200,000 FROM 4CULTURE

  The Grant In 2015 King County Executive Dow Constantine signed legislation to enact “Building for Culture,” an expansion of 4Culture‘s annual facilities grant program. To date it is the largest one-time investment King County has made to build new cultural facilities, as well as expand, preserve, and improve existing ones. More than 100 arts […]

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Mini Mart City Park and goCstudio Team Up For A New Design

We are thrilled to be working with goCstudio‘s Aimee O’Carroll and Jon Gentry on the new design for Mini Mart City Park.

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Get Your Canned Dirt Today!

Become a landowner! Mini Mart City Park is a Washington State Non-profit Corporation and a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization. Your donation to support Mini Mart City Park is greatly appreciated.      

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Fence Project

Shortly after acquiring the property a temporary construction fence was erected in an effort to foster the neighborhood’s safety and cleanliness.  In our many meetings with the Georgetown Community Council we discussed ways to create a more visually appealing border around MCCP while continuing to develop the project.  We primed eight 4 x 8 foot panels […]

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Transforming a Former Gas Station into a Pocket Park

Mini Mart City Park is a community-focused, brownfield revitalization project that will transform and re-purpose a former gas station into a pocket park, public sculpture, and community center.  This multifaceted project is blurring the boundaries between public art, architecture, environmental activism and green design. The site will be transformed both visually and functionally, working with […]

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An Old Filling Station Is Reborn

The project’s home, 6525 Ellis Ave South, in the Georgetown neighborhood of Seattle is a vacant corner lot with a derelict, condemned building that sits across the street from Boeing Field.  A gas station built in the early 30’s; Perovich Bros. stored fuel for Boeing during the Second World War.  Two 20-thousand gallon underground storage […]

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