King County, Seattle reach land swap agreement for City Hall Park

King County and Seattle city officials announced a new land swap agreement on Friday that included transferring City Hall Park in the Pioneer Square neighborhood to county control.

Under the new agreement, the county will acquire the 0.56-acre City Hall Park to complete its downtown campus. The city of Seattle will acquire the 13 properties owned by the county, totaling 1.35 acres of land. The land parcels acquired by the city include lots near the South Park Bridge and Cesar Chavez Park in the South Park neighborhood. Greg’s Garden P-Patch in Ballard was also transferred to the city.

The agreement comes after several months of security concerns from workers at the

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