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Squire Park Community Council Quarterly Meeting to Feature CADA and SHA Update

George Staggers, Executive Director of the Central Area Development Association (CADA) and Anne Fisk-Zuniga of the Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) will attend the quarterly Squire Park Community Council meeting on Saturday, July 9, to give updates and take questions on important neighborhood topics.

CADA, along with the Union Street Business Group and the Jackson Street Corridor Associaiton have been awarded a City Office of Economic Development grant of $100,000 to support efforts to organize and revitalize the two business corridors. In addition, the Promenade 23 Shopping Center at 23rd and Jackson has recently been sold to new owners with possible major changes to that site. Staggers will tell us more.

SHA is planning a major redevelopment of Yesler Terrace, including expansion into Squire Park along and east of 12th Avenue. Fisk Zuniga will explain.

The meeting will begin at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, July 9, at the Central Area Motivation Program (CAMP) Firehouse, 722 18th Avenue. Around 11:30 the meeting will wrap up and all are invited to gather in the Firehouse Park for the annual community bbq with food, music, and a chance for neighbors to socialize.

For more information about the Squire Park Community Council and the meeting, along with the current edition of the SPCC Newsletter, see While at the site, take advantage of the opporunity to give feedback about tne Newsletter and SPCC meetings and projects. (Follow the link to “feedback” at the Web site.)

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