The Pioneer Square Business Improvement Area (BIA) granted a total of $10,000 in matches to support two projects in 2018. This year, the BIA increased the fund to $20,000, matching volunteer hours and/or funding, for community members to implement projects and programs making a positive impact in the Pioneer Square neighborhood. Project goals include celebrating neighborhood diversity, enhancing public spaces, and neighborhood storytelling. The BIA encourages applicants to propose their best and most creative ideas. Potential projects might include work around murals, art, alleys, public area improvements, cleanup, experiences, or events. Think big! Think outside the box!
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Join us for Pioneer Square’s Annual Spring Clean!
Volunteers come to Pioneer Square to remove graffiti, pick up litter, weed tree wells, stencil storm drains, mulch street medians, and plant pallet gardens for the neighborhood.
WHERE: Meet at Occidental Square Park
in historic Pioneer Square, Seattle
(117 S Washington St)
WHEN: Saturday, April 27th, 2019
Cleanup activities: 9:00am – 12:00pm
The Spring Clean is part of our ongoing mission to better Pioneer Square through advocacy, programming, marketing, and community action. Learn more about us at AllianceForPioneerSquare.org and stay up to date on the neighborhood at PioneerSquare.org.
Check out concepts designs for Jackson Hub! The Alliance for Pioneer Square, SCIDpda, and Historic South Downtown are partnering to explore improvements to the public realm in the Jackson Hub area. The project adds to existing work from the Pioneer Square Parks and Gateways Project and builds off of the South Jackson Street Connections Report.
The Pioneer Square and Chinatown/International District neighborhoods come together at the intersection of S Jackson St between 3rd and 5th avenues. This area serves as one of the busiest and most vital transportation hubs in the city. The adjacent open spaces and pedestrian connections in this busy corridor lack pedestrian amenities and essentially cut off both neighborhoods from each other, and other major destinations (waterfront, stadium district and downtown). To better connect these communities, the neighborhoods are reclaiming this area through a holistic approach to public space and pedestrian improvements.