Miller Hull

A New ‘Front Porch’ for Seattle’s Waterfront

Source: CITYLAB

8-3-2017 | Media

For decades, a parking lot sat between two of downtown’s biggest amenities. Now it’s a vibrant public space that’s reinvigorating the historic Pike Place Market. 

Few words send shudders down the preservationist’s spine quite like “parking.” In the worst cases, it’s the ultimate demise of a historic site. But there’s a movement underway to turn surface lots into vibrant, lively public spaces in places where they’re needed, and that’s what the city of Seattle and the Pike Place Market Preservation Development Authority have teamed up to do at the newest addition to the historic Pike Place Market site.

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