Ballard Commons Park is set to reopen Saturday after being closed for over a year.
The park was swept and shut down in Dec. 2021 due to safety concerns.
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Before the sweep, the area saw more than 40 arsons and 100 calls to police in just six months.
During the closure, Seattle Parks and Recreation completed several park remediation and improvement projects, including planting trees, removing graffiti and installing new benches.
A new play area is also planned for the park, with construction expected to begin in the second half of the year.
“Ballard Commons Park’s grand reopening is our recommitment
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