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Map the Square Launches this Month

From September 6th to the 13th, Pioneer Square will undergo an art/outreach project created by you! The Young Architects Forum – a part of the American Institute of Architects – in conjunction with the Seattle Design Festival, has partnered with the Alliance to implement a fun and engaging exercise for the public to weigh in on what you would like to see added, changed, or removed from our streets and sidewalks. Your input will help inform how to transform Pioneer Square into an even more unified, lively, and attractive place to be. The recently completed Streetscape Concept Plan serves as […]

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Gilded Lamp Post Bases?!?!

They’re new. They’re shiny. They’re elegant. …They stand out like a sore thumb. In a district that’s accustomed to general disrepair, we’re not used to nice things on the street. So why are they here? Well, after a pole base was found broken on the SW corner of 1st Ave S and S Main St, we quickly reported the issue to the City via Find It Fix It. Like magic, a couple weeks later the base was replaced with said gilded looking base. We almost reported it to Find It Fix It again, but decided to dig deeper. A few […]

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September 2016: Business & Community Development Update

Upstream is coming to Pioneer Square! In the weeks and months to come, you’ll hear more about event logistics, early ticket sales opportunities for the neighborhood, and more. Read more about the public announcement in the Seattle Times and The Stranger. Visit the Upstream Music Fest and Summit website and sign up for updates. You can also follow Upstream on Twitter at twitter.com/UpstreamFest, on Facebook at facebook.com/UpstreamMusicFest, on Snapchat @upstreamfest and on Instagram at instagram.com/UpstreamMusicFest. MOVING DAY FOR WEYERHAEUSER!  Weyerhaeuser employees will be moving into their new corporate headquarters in the beautiful new 200 Occidental in September. (Thanks to Urban […]

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Upstream Music Fest and Summit

Upstream Music Fest and Summit

UPSTREAM MUSIC FEST AND SUMMIT is coming to Pioneer Square! The news about Upstream Music Fest and Summit is finally public. It will be held in Pioneer Square, May 11-13, 2017. In the weeks and months to come, you’ll hear more about event logistics, ticket sales, volunteer opportunities, and more. Read articles about the launch in the Seattle Times and The Stranger. Visit the Upstream Music Fest and Summit website. Follow Upstream on Twitter at twitter.com/UpstreamFest, on Facebook at facebook.com/UpstreamMusicFest, on Snapchat @upstreamfest and on Instagram at instagram.com/UpstreamMusicFest for more updates.    

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2016 Pioneer Square Map & Guide is here!

2016 Pioneer Square Map & Guide is here!

The 2016 Pioneer Square Map & Guide has arrived! We couldn’t be more excited to publish our newest edition of the neighborhood’s guide. It is full of great information about Pioneer Square and has colorful maps outlining the neighborhood’s points of interest, arts + culture,  restaurants, shops and services. It even gives an in-depth overview on all the options for “getting here”. Take a look at the guide below and come see what everyone is talking about. Pioneer Square is trending! Download your copy of the 2016 Pioneer Square Visitor Map and Guide.

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Business & Community Development Update

Business & Community Development Update

  (Pictured left to right: Division Road, Inc., Il Corvo Pasta Studio, Swift Industries) Things are bubbling in Pioneer Square, with new businesses making plans to join the fun and current business owners building upon what they’re already doing in the neighborhood. Division Road Inc. has signed a lease for the space at 536 1st Ave S. Division Road is a menswear retailer featuring curated apparel, footwear, and accessories. Work is already underway in the space. Jason Pecarich, the owner, plans to first launch their “virtual” store this summer, followed by the opening of their Pioneer Square location. Stay tuned […]

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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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Yesler Bridge Rehabilitation Project

Construction begins soon for the Yesler Bridge Rehabilitation Project and extends through fall 2017. This involves street and sidewalk closures, and detours of some transit routes. Stay up to date and check out the Seattle Department of Transportation’s (SDOT) fact sheet on the project webpage: http://www.seattle.gov/transportation/YeslerBridge.htm

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Alaskan Way Viaduct Closure Begins April 29

Alaskan Way Viaduct Closure Begins April 29

Approximate two-week closure of the Alaskan Way Viaduct – starts April 29 Beginning Friday, April 29, the SR 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct will be closed for approximately two weeks as a precautionary measure while Bertha, the SR 99 tunneling machine, travels beneath the structure. The viaduct will be closed between the south end of the Battery Street Tunnel and the West Seattle Bridge. For the most up-to-date information, visit 99closure.org. Make a travel plan and expect additional congestion throughout the region This closure will disrupt local and regional traffic patterns. WSDOT is coordinating with other transportation agencies to keep people […]

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GiveBIG to the Alliance for Pioneer Square!

The Alliance for Pioneer Square’s work is critical to the trajectory of Pioneer Square. Everyone benefits – businesses, property owners, employees, residents, and visitors. Your financial support ensures our continued success. We ask for charitable donations only once a year. Not another golf event or breakfast. Just one day of giving on-line. The Alliance participates in GiveBIG, Seattle’s biggest day of charitable giving. Help us to maintain our momentum, if you give between now and midnight May 3rd, any gift up to $2,500 will be stretched through matching contributions from the Seattle Foundation. Visit the Alliance for Pioneer Square’s GiveBIG page (http://bit.ly/GiveBigPioneerSquare) […]

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Phone: (206) 667-0687
Website: http://allianceforpioneersquare.org/
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