Gas Works Park

Local nameGas Works Park
LocationSeattle, United States

Gas Works Park, in Seattle, Washington, is a 19.1-acre public park on the site of the former Seattle Gas Light Company gasification plant, located on the north shore of Lake Union at the south end of the Wallingford neighborhood. The park was added to the National Register of Historic Places on January 2, 2013, more than a decade after being nominated.Gas Works park contains remnants of the sole remaining coal gasification plant in the United States. The plant operated from 1906 to 1956 and was bought by the city of Seattle for park purposes in 1962. The park opened to the public in 1975. The park was designed by Seattle landscape architect Richard Haag, who won the American Society of Landscape Architects Presidents Award of Design Excellence for the project. The plant's conversion into a park was completed by Daviscourt Construction Company of Seattle.

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Opening hours

Daily: 6 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Admission

Admission to the park is free.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gas_Works_Park

Official Website http://www.seattle.gov/parks/park_detail.asp?ID=293

Phone +1 2066844075

Address 2101 N Northlake Way Seattle, WA 98103 United States

Coordinates 47°38'44.748" N -122°20'6.454" E

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