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Ride Free No More: Public Open House

Ride Free No More: Public Open House

The Ride Free Area for transit in downtown Seattle is scheduled to be eliminated on Sept. 29 of this year. King County Metro Transit is working with other transit agencies and the city of Seattle on an implementation plan to address operational changes for buses and transportation assistance for low or no-income people who use the Ride Free Area to travel to essential services downtown. The four agencies collaborating on the implementation plan (Metro, Sound Transit, Community Transit, and the City of Seattle) are hosting a public open house on March 29 from 4-6:30 p.m. at Union Station, 401 S. […]

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Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Construction Closures for 3/19 to 3/23

Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Construction Closures for 3/19 to 3/23

  For a complete list of closures, visit the WSDOT website. Closure information changes frequently, so remember to check for updates throughout the week. Highlights for Monday, March 19 – Friday, March 23  Driver alert: Both directions of SR 99 between the West Seattle Bridge and the Battery Street Tunnel will close from 6 a.m. Saturday, March 24 through 5 a.m. Monday, March 26 for the semiannual viaduct inspection. South end: East Marginal Way South between South Massachusetts and South Atlantic streets will become one lane in each direction around-the-clock beginning Monday for work related to the South Holgate Street […]

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Seattle University’s Small Business Institute

Seattle University's Small Business Institute

Do you own a business that would benefit from analysis? Consulting services are being offered by Seattle University’s Small Business Institute program. Professor Harriet Stephenson has two spring quarter undergraduate classes providing overall analysis to small businesses. Classes begin March 26, and client selection is April 3. For more information see the Small Business Institute Program web page at Seattle University. To apply, you can find the application here. Please call Professor Stephenson at 206-819-3113 if you have any questions.    

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City of Seattle seeks candidate for Pioneer Square Preservation Board

City of Seattle seeks candidate for Pioneer Square Preservation Board

City of Seattle seeks candidate for Pioneer Square Preservation Board (PDF) The city of Seattle invites residents to apply for the open architect position on the Pioneer Square Preservation Board. Individuals who have an interest in the historical preservation of the district are encouraged to apply. The 10-member Pioneer Square Preservation Board reviews land use, new construction, changes of use, facade alterations, signs, and street improvements within the Pioneer Square Preservation District. Members serve a term of three years and are eligible for reappointment. Applicants must reside within the city of Seattle and should send a letter of interest and resume […]

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Strobe Smoke Alarms for Seattle Residents

Strobe Smoke Alarms for Seattle Residents

Pioneer Square residents may qualify for a free smoke alarm from the fire department. The Seattle Fire Department is providing and installing Gentex strobe smoke alarms that plug into an outlet. There is no cost for the smoke alarm or installation. Seattle residents who are deaf or hard of hearing would be considerably safer with a strobing smoke alarm should they experience a fire at home. A working smoke alarm is known to reduce the risk of dying in a home fire by 50%. To qualify, a person must be Deaf or Hard of Hearing and live in Seattle. Renters […]

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First Hill Streetcar Community Open House

First Hill Streetcar Community Open House

The second First Hill Streetcar Community Open House will be on Wednesday, March 7 at the Silver Cloud Hotel from 4pm to 7pm. Construction will begin in April on the First Hill Streetcar, which will have a major stop in Pioneer Square. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is hosting two open house meetings for the public to learn about the project and what to expect during construction, and to meet the project team. For more information click here for the First Hill Streetcar Open House Invitation PDF.

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Historic Pioneer Building Energy Efficiency Tour

Historic Pioneer Building Energy Efficiency Tour

Interior storm windows are being added to the Pioneer Building to make it more energy efficient. What: Interior Storm Window Installation for Historic Buildings When: Saturday, February 25, 10:00 am to 11:30 am Where: Pioneer Building, 601 First Avenue, Seattle WA 98104 Register: $10 members; $15 general public; $5 students Is it possible to save beautiful, historic windows and yet bring their thermal efficiency close to Energy Star levels of performance? Is it possible for historic preservation and energy performance to happen at the same time? The forward-thinking folks at the iconic Pioneer Building are proving that it can be […]

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Retail Recruitment

Retail Recruitment

The Alliance is committed to actively engaging businesses and supporting economic growth in the neighborhood. One such effort includes creating a retail vision for the neighborhood and expanding the mix of unique retail tenants in existing and emerging economic clusters. Efforts are underway to interview neighborhood stakeholders and understand the existing conditions. The developed retail vision will form a merchandise mix plan with recommendations of the ideal retail mix and combination that is most suitable for Pioneer Square. Over time the retail mix will change, supporting the success of the neighborhood. The Alliance is committed to maintaining this capacity within […]

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North Lot Development

North Lot Development

The neighborhood is growing! Daniels Real Estate, LLC led by design firm ZGF Architects is improving the north surface lot of the stadium properties into the largest transit oriented development in the Pacific Northwest.  The mixed use project, Stadium Place, will create 1.5 million square feet of new space in Pioneer Square. The project will bring 700 units of market rate housing and 100 units of workforce housing to the neighborhood, unique mix of retail, a convention hotel, and office space. One of the major initiatives of The Alliance for Pioneer Square’s Neighborhood Action Plan is to increase residential density […]

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Sidewalk Prism Preservation

Sidewalk Prism Preservation

A comprehensive action plan is underway to complete an accessible guide and technical assistance for property owners in preserving the character-defining sidewalk prism panels in Pioneer Square. The guide will provide the much needed information for property owners to invest in restoring and maintaining the prisms in the sidewalks adjacent to their structures. There is an urgent need to address safety issues that exist in the deteriorated panel systems and to halt the further destruction of the remaining historic fabric. According to a 2011 Seattle University study, there are over 19,000 areaway prisms throughout the Pioneer Square Historic District. Approximately […]

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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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