Implementation Strategies + Mechanisms
Establish a community group to steward the park.
e., Friends of Kobe Terrace Park). Opportunities
with local organizations such as the Japanese Cultural Center and Community Center of Washington and the Japanese American Citizens League.
Research funding opportunities with donors such as
those listed in the Seattle-Kobe Sister City Associa- tion.
Apply for Open Space Development/Redevelopment
Grants as related to recreation and cultural spaces (Land and Water Conservation Fund).
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Seattle-Kobe
sister city relationship in 2007. Use that as a kickoff festival.
Acquire Nippon Kan Theatre and program it to function
as a community center (theatre/bookstore/teahouse).
Re-Lightening Kobe Terrace Park