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Licton Springs Park is Opened

licton springs park sign In 1963, the state and federal government condemned a large portion of the eastern side of the neighborhood for the construction of I-5. This was followed in 1968 by further condemnation for the building of North Seattle Community College.

Many of these areas contained wetlands now lost to building sites. In 1975, the Forward Thrust Bond Issue allotted money to develop the Licton Springs Park.It has since evolved into a unique combination of passive use natural areas contrasted by wide lawns conducive to picnicking, strolling and sporting activities.


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