Park Design & Influences ...

At nearly 2.5 acres in size, Jimi Hendrix Park will be awash in vibrant colors of the Pacific Northwest and will include ample green space for everyone to enjoy. Featuring an array of new improvements that reflect themes found in his music, Jimi Hendrix Park may include lyrical stepping stones, rain drums, a sculpted butterfly garden and/or many other features. These artistic representations serve as a beacon to youth, summoning them to unlock their imagination and encourage them to pursue their dreams.

Site Location & Layout

Jimi Hendrix Park is located at 2400 S. Massachusetts Street in Seattle, WA (98144) in Seattle's culturally diverse Central District. Current site layout (as of October 2013) is shown below.

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Jimi Hendrix Park
Schematic Design
October 2013
Jimi Hendrix Park
Soundwave Wall (View #1)
October 2013
Jimi Hendrix Park
Soundwave Wall (View #2)
October 2013

Influential Descriptors

When we asked members of the community how they could best describe Jimi Hendrix; here's some of the many adjectives that people came up with to describe this innovative musician.

Jimi Hendrix Park Wordle

Design Influences

At the May 17, 2011 Public Input Meeting; landscape architects Murase Associates outlined concepts and design influences that they have been referring to in the development of Jimi Hendrix Park. The following presentation boards outline some of the elements that are helping to shape the future of Jimi Hendrix Park.

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Jimi Hendrix Park
Design Influences
"light/color"
Jimi Hendrix Park
Design Influences
"sound/music"
Jimi Hendrix Park
Design Influences
"word/text"
Jimi Hendrix Park
Design Influences
"planting/sustainability"
Jimi Hendrix Park
Design Influences
"art/image"

Potential New Park Features

  • Landscape with trees and native plants to provide year-round interest and wildlife habitat

  • Musical platform with flexible size and seating for a variety of events

  • Walkways with inscribed Hendrix lyrics, etc.

  • Seating areas and tables

  • Educational and interpretive features

  • Green infrastructure opportunities, such as treatment of stormwater, solar power and recycled materials

The park may also feature a performance space dedicated to showcasing the talents of local artists and musicians.

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    Jimi Hendrix Park Foundation
    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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Download our new brochure and learn more about the Jimi Hendrix Park Foundation, the potential Jimi Hendrix Park features and how you can help make this new City of Seattle Park come to life!

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	The Jimi Hendrix Park Foundation
	PO Box 58152 Seattle, WA 98138-1152
	Tel: (206) 517-8440
	Email: info@jimihendrixparkfoundation.org