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November 22, 2021
SEATTLE — In an anticipated deal that's been brewing for months, King County will become the new owner of City Hall Park, at 450 Third Ave.
The city and county jointly announced the pending land swap on Friday, following many complaints from county employees, particularly at King County Courthouse, that the area had been made unsafe by street campers. The park was swept and closed of homeless inhabitants in August. It's one of the city's many Olmstead-designed parks.
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