Resource Library

FPA Publications

2020 Annual Report // A Year for Change

2019 Annual Report // A Year of Growth

2018 Annual Report // 25 Years of FPA




Atlas Obscura // Freeway Park

Lid I-5 // Local Freeway Lid History


Kiro 7 News // Freeway Park in downtown Seattle declared city landmark

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog // In preparation for $10M overhaul, Freeway Park considered for Seattle landmarks protections


Capitol Hill Seattle Blog // Born on the 4th of July, Freeway Park’s Targeted Improvements Move Forward

Curiocity // A Holiday Light Display Featuring Local Artists Opens in Freeway Park This Week

Seattle Pup Magazine // A Spooktacular Affair


The Cultural Landscape Foundation // Halprin’s Freeway Park Added to Historic Register

The Urbanist // Freeway Park Revamp is Ahead, Latest Concepts Unveiled

World Freerunning Parkour Federation // The 7 Best Parkour Locations in the World


The Architects Newspaper // Seattle’s Brutalist Freeway Park is Reviewed for National Register and Approved for Renovation


The Architects Newspaper // Preservation Minded Renovation of Freeway Park Moves Forward

The Hill // Parks and the Urban Infrastructure Network

Seattle Weekly // Navigating the Maze That Is Freeway Park


Crosscut // A Park Over Interstate 5? Not a New Idea

The New York Times // Celebrating a Rugged Vision of Landscape Architecture


Beautiful Washington // Jim Ellis Freeway Park


The Seattle Times // In the Concret Jungle, Freeway Park will Offer Respite Once Again


The Cultural Landscape Foundation // Freeway Park: Past, Present and Future?


The Cultural Landscape Foundation // Lawrence Halprin Oral History

The Cultural Landscape Foundation // Lawrence Halprin Projects: Freeway Park

King 5 News // Seattle’s Biggest Downtown Park is Often Unnoticed

PBS // 10 Parks that Changed America  (Freeway Park featured at 36:12)

Seattle Municipal Archives // Parks, Pleasant Occasions and Happiness: A film by Seattle Parks and Recreation circa 1977 the year after Freeway Park opened. (Freeway Park featured at 11:46)

Seattle Transit Blog // Building Freeway Park

UW Department of Landscape Architecture // Cinematic Cities: Freeway Park