Seattle's Waterfront

The Next Great Civic Space

Since the Nisqually Earthquake in 2001, Allied Arts began working to ensure that Seattle’s waterfront became the next great civic space.  Several key archival posts featured below:

2010 AWV Project Work 
Allied Arts was briefed by WSDOT and SDOT in February, March, May 2010 on the Tunnel Alignment – Portal Design work in progress. In April 2010, Allied Arts forwarded a letter which is available Here.

2005 Waterfront For All – Design Collaborative 
Allied Arts asked members of the greater Seattle architectural design community to produce visions and
renderings of what the Seattle Waterfront could become without the Alaskan Way Viaduct and prioritized as a place for people, not just a transportation corridor.  View Full Report – may take a moment to load.

2004 Viaduct EIS Statement – Allied Arts Comments 
Allied Arts commends WSDOT, the City of Seattle and the Federal Highway Administration for their initial
work to analyze the environmental impacts regarding changes to the downtown Seattle waterfront…Letter


Waterfront For All 

Allied Arts challenged conventional wisdom years ago to save the Pike Place Market — we need them again today to lead Seattle by advocating for a great waterfront. – Richard Conlin, Former Seattle City Councilmember

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