Get Creative with Play Streets

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Host a play street on your block! Neighbors can get together and turn their block into a play street - up to three days a week! The permit is free, the process is accessible, and the possibilities are endless! Bike free for all Talent Show Neighborhood Crafting Party Fire pit and BYO Bocce or Cornhole or Street Hockey Battle of the neighborhood bands Fun for kids, and adults. Permitting Process All the city info you need is here. The city has streamlined permitting, but it is still a process. If you have any questions or want somebody [...]

Are you the go-to neighborhood person?

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Connecting Community, Block by Block As we exit the winter months, and the uncertainty of a prolonged shut-down, one thing is clear: We’ve never needed a connected Crown Hill more than now. And, you can help! Crown Hill Village is building a network of community allies: Crown Hill Connectors are the contact and advocate for their street/building/micro-community. They will share information, highlight issues or needs, and facilitate activities for night out and play streets (when it's safe). Commitment is minimal.....the reality is that it doesn't take much effort to build the connections that help build community. Click here [...]

Crown Hill Business Kicks Off Monthly Meetups

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Business owners of Crown Hill met at The Dane for networking and discussion. The crowd was eclectic and represented different forms of business: small, super small, store fronts, and businesses operated from homes. This was the first monthly meetup that Crown Hill Village Association (CHV) hosted and we hope you can join us for the next 4th Monday meetup. The meetups are a casual opportunity for business owners to learn from and support each other. The monthly events will happen at rotating venues across the neighborhood, and will feature a theme and specialists on that theme. The goal is to [...]

Holman Grove

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What is Holman Grove?!? Last winter, the Crown Hill Village Association and the Committee for Smart Growth created a project to help the community envision a neighborhood heart. The Bullitt Foundation funded a program to connect neighborhood groups with the University of Washington and the City of Seattle. The goal was to put public right of way to creative use. At the same time, the city’s neighborhood planning process was collecting community feedback about the community's priorities and vision. Crown Hill is growing quickly, and one issue identified by the neighborhood plan process is that there is no central [...]