T. T. Minor Playground Play Area Renovation

Updated: November 8, 2023

Fall 2023

Please join us on Saturday, November 11 from 9 a.m. to noon at the T.T. Minor play area.

We will have a presentation in the park to review the preferred playground design at T.T. Minor play area (1698 E Union Street, Seattle 98122).

Thank you to everyone who joined us at our meeting on October 18. We reviewed three project ideas and learned about community wishes for the future Play Area. 

Approximately 20 adults and more kids joined the meeting enjoying tacos from Tacos Chukis and discussions about the play equipment and the adjacent field.

Of the three playground equipment options, “Option C”  was preferred.  This option was a little more “mod” than Options A and B; higher up, with shade structures. Play equipment is usually categorized for kids from 2-5 and 5-12., However, the 5-12 “Option C” had elements that could be fun for older kids including younger teens. Since the adjacent school is a high school, this was important. We heard support for any kind of bars that provided opportunities for pull-ups. While this is included in “Option C”,  SPR is exploring the possibility of adding a simple pull-up bar near the play area.

We also heard many suggestions about how to improve the use of the field.


T. T. Minor Playground: 1698 E Union St., Seattle, WA 98122


The King County Parks Levy provides $46,000
REET Real Estate Excise Tax-provides $454,000


Planning: Fall 2023
Design: Fall/Winter 2023
Construction: Summer 2024

Project Description

This project will replace the play equipment for both younger and older children. Pathway paving will be selectively replaced to ensure an accessible route to and through the play area. Reducing the size of the sandbox area to allow space for other uses may also be considered.

The play area will be closed throughout construction.

Community Participation

Wednesday, October 18th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Light dinner at 5:30 with a presentation at 6 p.m. to review play equipment options.
Join us at Seattle World School (1700 E Union Street, next to the play area).

Saturday, November 11th from 9 a.m. to noon.
Presentation in the park to review preferred playground design at T.T. Minor play area (1698 E Union Street, Seattle 98122).

Parks and Recreation

AP Diaz, Superintendent
Mailing Address: 100 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA, 98109
Phone: (206) 684-4075
Fax: (206) 615-1813

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