JIMI HENDRIX PARK CONTRACTS TO ERRG, INC.
SEATTLE, WA — March 19, 2015 — After four years of planning and fund-raising, Jimi Hendrix Park took a major step closer to realization with the winning rebid of the development to ERRG, Inc. The City of Seattle is pursuing a contract with the company.
ERRG, Inc. was chosen from among five bidders to transform an open green space in Seattle’s Central District into a celebratory space worthy of its namesake, hometown rock icon Jimi Hendrix. Construction at the 2.5-acre park, located adjacent to the Northwest African American Museum, is expected to begin in April, with opening of the new park features projected this fall.
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Jimi Hendrix Bus Shelter Unveiled
Seattle, WA - November 19, 2014 - The Jimi Hendrix Park Foundation, The Friends of Jimi Hendrix Park, and King County Metro Transit unveiled the Jimi Hendrix-themed bus shelter at the 23rd Avenue and Massachusetts Street intersection as part of its ongoing bus shelter mural program. [Click to view event photos]
Hendrix’s sister Janie Hendrix, Experience Hendrix L.L.C. CEO, presided over the ceremony on Wednesday. She commented, "Having his image placed on this shelter is a moving tribute to Jimi and an honor to the Hendrix family. This is yet another way of recognizing Jimi for his contribution to this city, and the mark he made on the world. We are deeply appreciative."
Jimi Hendrix Park and the new Metro stop shelter are located in the heart of Seattle's vibrant Central District, a thriving multi-cultural community rich in heritage. Nestled adjacent to the Northwest African American Museum.
For more information on King County's bus shelter mural program visit: http://metro.kingcounty.gov/prog/sheltermural/
Introducing Jimi Hendrix Park
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About Jimi Hendrix Park
Inspired by the music and legacy of Jimi Hendrix, the park, named in his honor, will beautify Seattle,
motivate youth and others to achieve in music and art, and strengthen the cultural pulse of the Emerald
City, Jimi Hendrix's hometown.
Jimi Hendrix Park is located in the heart of Seattle's vibrant Central District (2400 South Massachusetts
Street), a thriving multi-cultural community rich in heritage. Nestled adjacent to the Northwest
African American Museum and grounds of former Colman School, Jimi Hendrix Park will be a primary
focal point for multi-cultural events, gatherings, and activities for the community.
Our Vision ...
Create a community space inspired by the electrifying music and story of Jimi Hendrix. To create
a gathering place for individuals of diverse backgrounds and ages to celebrate cultural heritage,
experience community pride, and enjoy innovative educational programming.
Our Mission ...
Fundraise to support the development of Jimi Hendrix Park
Coordinate the design process
Organize innovative and inspiring programming
Ensure community goals are met
Support long-term maintenance of Jimi Hendrix Park
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PO Box 58152
Seattle, WA 98138-1152
The Jimi Hendrix Park Foundation is a 501(c)(3) registered public charity. EIN: 27-3599916.
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