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Seahurst Park set to re-open in August

Seahurst Park set to re-open in August

New fish ladder at Seahurst Park Beach. Construction crews are in the final stages of the Seahurst Shoreline Restoration Project, with a public opening planned for late August, the City of Burien announced. Crews... [Read more]

UPDATE: Delays push Seahurst Park Beach Restoration re-opening to August

UPDATE: Delays push Seahurst Park Beach Restoration re-opening to August

Burien Parks on Friday posted the following update, indicating that delays have pushed the Seahurst Park Beach Restoration Project re-opening back to August (our last report projected a late July date): As... [Read more]

Seahurst Park Beach Restoration Project in final stages; should open end of July

Seahurst Park Beach Restoration Project in final stages; should open end of July

The City of Burien said this week that the Seahust Shoreline Restoration Project is in its final stages – and is expected to re-open at the end of July or early August – as construction of storm drainage... [Read more]

Cultural Artifacts found during Seahurst Park Beach restoration

Cultural Artifacts found during Seahurst Park Beach restoration

As workers were doing demolition during the Seahurst Park Beach restoration recently, they discovered cultural artifacts called “Shell Middens” along the shoreline…

UPDATE: All seawall debris has been removed from Seahurst Park

UPDATE: All seawall debris has been removed from Seahurst Park

The folks at Burien Parks are reporting that all of the seawall to be removed for the restoration at Seahurst Park has now been taken away from the site by barge. Work appears to be on track to be completed... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Major progress being made at Seahurst Park Beach Restoration Project

PHOTOS: Major progress being made at Seahurst Park Beach Restoration Project

On Thursday afternoon (Dec. 5), members of the media were given a tour of the restoration project at Burien’s Seahurst Park, so BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer donned a hard hat and took some... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Some scenes of – and an update on – Restoration Work at Seahurst Park

PHOTOS: Some scenes of – and an update on – Restoration Work at Seahurst Park

Click image to see larger version. Above is the “plan view” of what a new playground new shelter area will look like after the project is finished at Burien’s Seahurst Park. The new site... [Read more]

VIDEOS: Ground broken for Seahurst Park Shoreline Restoration Project Monday

VIDEOS: Ground broken for Seahurst Park Shoreline Restoration Project Monday

Ground was broken for Burien’s Seahurst Park Shoreline Restoration Project Monday, Sept. 16, and here’s a quick time lapse video showing the shoveling: The ceremony, which included local dignitaries... [Read more]

Groundbreaking for Seahurst Beach Restoration Project will be Sept. 16

Groundbreaking for Seahurst Beach Restoration Project will be Sept. 16

The Burien Parks and Recreation Department has announced that a groundbreaking event for the Seahurst Beach Restoration Project has been set for Monday, Sept. 16, at 11 a.m. State and local elected officials,... [Read more]

Students nearly finished with Seahurst Park Trail Restoration Project

Students nearly finished with Seahurst Park Trail Restoration Project

Our friends at Burien Parks posted this story Monday (Aug. 12), honoring the work of students helping restore a trail in Seahurst Park: In early July, the Burien Adopt-a-Park program entered into a summer... [Read more]

‘Largest Private Pipe Organ West of the Mississippi’ Being Restored in Burien

‘Largest Private Pipe Organ West of the Mississippi’ Being Restored in Burien

Resident John White sent us this pic – showing  Chelsea Thompson and Tom Britanyak working on restoring the ‘largest private pipe organ west of the Mississippi’ – at the historic Forest... [Read more]

Seahurst Park Restoration To Begin Soon; Park Will Close In July, 2011

Seahurst Park Restoration To Begin Soon; Park Will Close In July, 2011

Illustration by Dave Branson Burien’s Seahurst Park will be undergoing a major restoration project beginning this winter and continuing until the spring of 2012, the city announced in a statement... [Read more]

Celebrate “Earth Day In May” At Seahurst Saturday

Celebrate “Earth Day In May” At Seahurst Saturday

The City of Burien and Volunteers for Outdoor Washington is having an “Earth Day In May” clean-up celebration at Seahurst Park this Saturday, May 31st, from 9am to 12:30pm: Meet and sign-in... [Read more]

Restoration of Seahurst Park

Restoration of Seahurst Park

Well-done videos courtesy Burien Parks about the restoration of Seahurst Park:  Read More →