The Alliance for Pioneer Square

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Pioneer Square Parks Online Survey

You can help drive design decisions for both a new Pioneer Park and King Street Station Plaza! The Alliance for Pioneer Square is currently asking members of the community to take a brief online survey. This is an exciting opportunity to weigh in on how to reinvigorate these spaces and reconnect with what makes them so great. UPDATE: The survey is now closed. Thank you to everyone who completed the questions and provided feedback. We will be reviewing those insights to help inform future discussions around the design of these parks. This open house is part of the Parks and […]

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Alley Progress

Work begins in May to resurface two Pioneer Square alleys. Pioneer Square’s alleys are more walkable and inviting due to the collective efforts of art and lighting installation, resident stewardship, businesses opening and building façade improvements. In 2013, the International Sustainability Institute received a Department of Neighborhoods matching grant to redesign two alleys with a surface design acceptable to the Preservation Board, Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), utilities, residents and businesses. Before completing the design, ISI partnered with the Alliance and Seattle Chinatown International District Public Development Authority (SCIDPDA) to secure funding for three alleys – Canton Alley, Pioneer Passage […]

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Pushing for a more accessible Pioneer Square

Pushing for a more accessible Pioneer Square

Pushing for a more accessible Pioneer Square In January, the Alliance reported on the new Jackson Street sidewalk repair, a community-led effort to repair one of the most traveled entries into Pioneer Square. This effort was a result of the International Sustainability Institute’s Active Streets Report. The report listed over 40 inaccessible spots in the neighborhood, one of which was the Jackson Street sidewalk. While we are chipping away at improvements, many more repairs are necessary to link transit and destinations for everyone. Since that time, we learned of a Seattleite working diligently to make Pioneer Square accessible. Frustrated by […]

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Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Construction Closures

Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Construction Closures

Visit WSDOT’s website for a complete list of closures. Closure information changes frequently, so remember to check for updates throughout the week.   Highlights for Friday, Oct. 19 – Monday, Oct. 29 North: Long-term street closures Sixth Avenue North between Thomas and Republican streets, Harrison Street between Broad Street and Aurora Avenue North and Republican Street between Sixth Avenue North and Aurora Avenue North are closed for SR 99 tunnel construction. These streets will reopen after the SR 99 tunnel opens. Monday, Oct. 22 and Tuesday, Oct. 23 Southbound Sixth Avenue North will be closed between John Street and Denny Way from 7 a.m. […]

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Contact Us

Alliance for Pioneer Square
310 1st Ave S, Suite 201
Seattle, WA
Phone: (206) 667-0687
Website: http://allianceforpioneersquare.org/
Email: info@pioneersquare.org

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