• Waterfront design reaches another milestone

    The pieces and parts that will go into the post-viaduct Alaskan Way were presented for the last time this month to the Seattle Design Commission, clearing the way for final construction documents and approvals. James Corner Field Operations' design for Alaskan Way makes the waterfront an important piece of infrastructure for Seattle, emphasizing the experience of people on their feet and making new visual connections between Elliott Bay and city streets.

    12/20/2017 | Daily Journal of Commerce
  • Here’s what Pike and Pine could look like after 2020

    At an open house Tuesday night, the city of Seattle and Downtown Seattle Association (DSA) unveiled new concepts for the first phase (“Act One”) of what they’re calling the Pike-Pine Renaissance. The redesign of the downtown corridor piggybacks off a planned overhaul to Seattle’s waterfront with the Alaskan Way Viaduct about to come down.

    10/4/2017 | Curbed Seattle
  • Pike Place opens up long-awaited MarketFront expansion

    Featuring commanding views of Elliott Bay, the MarketFront is also just the latest piece of the waterfront renaissance in Seattle that began with the recently completed digging of a nearly 2-mile tunnel under the city and will end when the Alaskan Way Viaduct comes down.

  • MarketFront fulfills long-held dream to reclaim site marred by fire

    Today, the MarketFront is the first completed piece of the waterfront’s larger redevelopment design, which will eventually connect Pike Place Market with the newly imagined waterfront park and busy Pike-Pine shopping corridor after the removal of the viaduct.

    6/29/2017 | Daily Journal of Commerce
  • Design Perspectives: Overlook Walk slims down, aquarium steps up

    Designs have evolved for two key pieces of that future: Overlook Walk, the pedestrian pathway that will soar over the cliff below Pike Place Market; and the Seattle Aquarium, with its planned onshore exhibit space called Ocean Pavilion.

    6/28/2017 | Daily Journal of Commerce