Controversy over Counterbalance Park

Counterbalance is an urban plaza in Seattle’s Queen Anne/Uptown neighborhood. Photo by Murase Associates

Photo by Murase Associates

An addition to Counterbalance Park at Queen Anne Avenue and Roy Street in Seattle is causing a debate about whether the public work of an architect should be changed without appropriate oversight. In this case, the work is by well-known Pacific Northwest landscape architect Robert Murase, who died in 2005. Here and here are some articles about the controversy.

 

This entry was posted in Architecture, Government, Landmarks, Neighborhoods, Parks and open space, Planning, Politics, Preservation, Seattle lifestyle. Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Controversy over Counterbalance Park

  1. You can help by contacting the City of Seattle Parks Department: Christopher Williams, Acting Superintendent (Christopher.Williams@seattle.gov) and Michael Shiosaki, Parks and Recreation Director (michael.shiosaki@seattle.gov)!

  2. Flora Ninelles says:

    Another article came out Wednesday, April 18, in the Queen Anne News, qamagnews@nwlink.com. It gives more recent information on Seattle Parks’ predicament.

Comments are closed.