Category Archives: Parks and open space

Love you Sound Transit, but please do these things

Sound Transit does many things really well, so consider this criticism from a friend. On-time-or-better completion? Check. Beating budgets? Check. Creating the new backbones of the region? Nice stations? Check and check. But a few very fixable things would make … Continue reading

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Chicago’s Riverwalk is complete!

CHICAGO – The final phase of the Chicago Riverwalk officially opened to the public on October 31.  It was designed by Ross Barney Architects in collaboration with landscape architects Sasaki Associates.  Once an industrial space in disuse, the Chicago Riverwalk, … Continue reading

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PARK(ING) DAY PLUS+ starts today!

PARK(ing) Day Plus+ has expanded to two days and 50 parks!  What is there to see? Which projects you’ll visit? Check out the full project list and map below to see where the pop-up parks are in your neighborhood. Friday, September 16 and Saturday, September 17 … Continue reading

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OK Ice Cube!

While Design In Public‘s Block Party may be over, the Olson Kundig Ice Cube is still working its magic in Occidental Park.  The 10-ton ice cube showcases the stages of the natural water cycle as it evaporates and melts. “It … Continue reading

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Apply for Pop-up Parks PARK(ing) Day

Deadline is Friday, August 5th!  SEATTLE — Seattle Department of Transportation is accepting applications until August 5 to turn on-street parking spaces into pop-up parks and street projects for the PARK(ing) Day Plus+ event in September. Residents, businesses, and organizations can … Continue reading

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