Category Archives: Meadowbrook neighborhood

Thornton Creek in 2016: Watershed Updates

Northeast Seattle’s Thornton Creek watershed has had major work done on it in recent years.  How healthy is the water now?

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Influence of the Confluence Celebration on Saturday, June 11, 2016

It has been a year since the major reconfiguration of the creek bed and flood plain of Thornton Creek at Meadowbrook.  A festival event on Saturday, June 11th, sponsored by Thornton Creek Alliance, will offer education and info about the … Continue reading

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The Mock Family and Maple Leaf School

During the hot-weather week of August 12, 1910, The Seattle Daily Times newspaper carried reports of fires across the State of Washington, and one fire which struck closer to home, to the northeast just outside of the Seattle City limits. … Continue reading

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Wilson’s Exposition Heights

The Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, a world’s-fair event, attracted people to Seattle even before the fair’s opening date of June 1, 1909.  When news of the Exposition plans became known in 1906, people from all over the USA began coming to Seattle … Continue reading

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The Road is OPEN!!!!!

Thornton Creek Confluence Project Construction Update:  January 16, 2015 With the advantage of this week’s dry weather, the contractor was able to complete the remaining pieces of work in order to open 35th Ave NE.  The road had been closed … Continue reading

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Meadowbrook Update: January 2015

On Tuesday evening, January 13, 2015 a roomful of people at the Meadowbrook Community Center, 10517 35th Ave NE, listened intently as Seattle Public Utilities Project Engineer Jason Sharpley reviewed the work done at The Confluence from May to December … Continue reading

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