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Season 2 of Seawall Construction Begins Today

Work occurring along Alaskan Way between Pike and Madison: Many waterfront attractions remain open and accessible Marking the beginning of its second season of construction, the Elliott Bay Seawall Project resumed work along the central waterfront today. Scheduled during the tourism off-season to help waterfront businesses, the work is now… [ Keep reading ]

How to replace a bridge in four days

(Click photo for larger version) In August, crews working on the North Access contract near the SR 99 tunnel’s north portal will replace the bridge on SR 99 over Broad Street. Not sure what bridge we’re talking about? Don’t worry. Even the most seasoned SR 99 commuter may not realize… [ Keep reading ]

Meet the Artists of Seattle’s Future Waterfront

A major element of Seattle’s future waterfront will be the incorporation of art installations, both permanent and temporary, bringing new vibrancy to the waterfront’s economic and cultural exchanges. Five artists have already been selected for public art commissions and through July 8, 2014, submissions are being accepted for the creation… [ Keep reading ]

Coming Soon – Information Panels that Highlight Waterfront Attractions, History and Design!

This summer, the businesses and attractions on Seattle’s downtown waterfront will be bustling with visitors looking to experience a part of Seattle’s unique character. Visitors will notice a new attraction on the waterfront – 11 information and educational panels designed to help them navigate, explore, and learn about the waterfront’s… [ Keep reading ]

More than just a seawall: Enhancing habitat in Elliott Bay and preserving public safety

Replacement of Seattle’s seawall along the waterfront is underway, not only to protect public safety and create the foundation for the future waterfront, but also to improve aquatic habitat, and ultimately the overall health of Elliott Bay. Before the seawall was built, Seattle’s shoreline included forested bluffs, beaches and marshes… [ Keep reading ]

A Greener City; A Greener Belltown

Fresh tulips at the Pike Place Market and the moments when our famous Seattle grey sky gives way to the sunshine are clear signs that spring is here. It’s the time you are reminded to start  planning for that garden in your backyard;  but you know you first have to figure out the… [ Keep reading ]

What You Missed at Waterfront Week!

The Office of the Waterfront drew over 1,000 participants in “Waterfront Week” events that wrapped up last week. These events were attended by  a wide variety of Seattleites – from long-time to brand new supporters — who learned more about the Waterfront project’s design and saw how the  Seawall construction is moving… [ Keep reading ]

Tonight! Waterfront 2020 Event Launches #WaterfrontWeek

Join us tonight for the Waterfront 2020 at the Seattle Center, Fisher Pavilion at 5:30 p.m. to hear Landscape Architect James Corner and City Staff give a presentation on the most current waterfront design. It will be a great chance to hear and see how designs have evolved, including… [ Keep reading ]

Join us for Waterfront Week!

Our Waterfront program team is revving up in preparation for March 5 to March 9 to celebrate all things waterfront and we hope you can join us! This series of events will reveal the newest design progress, share an insider’s look at how to build a seawall and get us… [ Keep reading ]

The Waterfront Pergola is on the move!

Yesterday, the Seawall Project moved The Washington Street Boat Landing pergola—the first of two major steps to temporarily relocate, protect and restore this historic structure located on the Elliot Bay Seawall. The structure was resting partially upon the existing seawall at S Washington Street and needed to be relocated for… [ Keep reading ]