Movie Dreams Do Come True

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Movies are What Brings us Together Outdoor Movie Night at Crown Hill Park was a roaring success! Over 200 neighbors joined us for trivia, photo booth fun, popcorn, and The Princess Bride. Thanks to support from neighborhood businesses and artists The Crown Hill Village made the dream of a Crown Hill Park movie night into a reality. Not so long ago, Crown Hill Park was nothing but a field. Seattle Parks worked with the community to develop this empty field into an appealing space for our neighborhood to enjoy. Before the park was built, neighbors attended sessions [...]

Introducing Muralist Dozfy

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Introducing Muralist Dozfy! We are thrilled to announce the selection of the artist Dozfy to paint the Holman Overpass Mural! The Dozfy team is already hard at work, developing the vision for a mural that will celebrate our community through his unique style of art. Dozfy envisions the mural as a visual history of the area told using Pacific Northwest natural elements. As the bridge connects our community, this mural will connect our past to our present and to our future. We can’t wait to see his homage to the Crown Hill that has been and the [...]

Music and Community

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Music and Community Jared Cortese talks about music, community, and living the dream. Jared Cortese: Musician, mentor, dad, neighbor Jared: Guitarist, Music Teacher, and member of the local band, Warren Dunes. He teaches guitar, ukulele, songwriting, and music theory out of his home in Whittier Heights. Warren Dunes plays PNW Tropicalia: "A style of Beach Rock born from the cold waters and grey sky beaches of the Salish Sea." Their debut album was voted KEXP’s #20 album of 2021: Listen to “Get Well Soon.” They have performed at a variety of local [...]

Holman Road Overpass Mural

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Holman Road Mural Project The Crown Hill Village Association (CHV) is working to create a vibrant cultural, economic, and social hub in the heart of the neighborhood. We are looking to hire an artist to design a mural for the underside of the Holman Road overpass, and perhaps incorporate the stairs and deck of the overpass. The overpass is a focal point and a perfect location to celebrate the neighborhood, their past work to encourage smart growth, and their future as a growing community. Click for details on the project, compensation, and timeline. Quick Overview The project: [...]

March Membership Events

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Join us all month for fun around the neighborhood. Find the details on our events page. The Crown Hill Village Association is a group of neighbors who work together to help Crown Hill blossom into its full, funky potential. What do YOU want to make happen in Crown Hill? Let us know! The trees are budding and our community is blossoming! March is a great month to welcome all of our new neighbors to the Crown Hill Village. The Crown Hill Village Association is kicking off the spring season with a landslide of community events. Let’s help [...]

Phillustrate Your Day

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Phillustrate Your Day Neighbor, Illustrator, Business Owner Phil Scroggs talks branding and public art. Phil Scroggs: Graphic Designer, illustrator, and the brains behind Crown Hill Village Instagram. Solopreneur: at Phillustrations since 2002. Worked From Home before it was cool: Telecommuting made it possible to relocate to Seattle while still working full-time for an Atlanta web design team. Then, the 2001 tech crash was a sign to do my own thing. Simply hustling: Cold calling, e-mailing, asking people for referrals - it worked. I found new clients. I have to keep at it though, you gotta keep going. [...]