Thursday, February 25, 2010

Ravenna Park

Photo & Text Copyright 2010 Seattle Daily Photo. All rights reserved, including reproduction or republishing.
A 100 foot deep ravine snakes through the northeast Seattle neighborhood known as Ravenna. I took a walk in Ravenna Park today, following day-lighted Ravenna creek and some winding footpaths. When you get below the rim, you don't realize you are in the middle of a residential neighborhood. It is an instant escape. Right now it is damp and cool and mossy, with spring bloom and leaf buds just emerging. . .mosquitoes, too! I wanted to show you the 20th Ave NE Bridge (sometimes called Ravenna Park Bridge). Designed by J.R. Wood & Co. and built 1914, it is on the National Register of Historic Places. It is a lovely vintage iron bridge which has carried no car traffic since 1975, just pedestrians and bikes. Someone out running their dog came up the path toward me as I was trying to shoot the bridge in the distance. More shots at More Seattle Stuff.


lewi14 said...

It looks like bewitched. Nice photo.

Rob said...

What a great place to escape and enjoy the park. Nice capture of the joggers.

Maya said...

I love that park!