Fritz Hedges Waterway Park

Walker Macy designed this new waterfront park on Portage Bay in the University District of Seattle. The project restores a degraded site to higher public use and ecological function, reconnects the campus and the University District community to the water, and celebrates the waterfront’s natural and cultural history. The park offers a range of experiences within a compact area, providing spaces for contemplation, social gatherings, education, and recreation. The entire shoreline is restored to support native salmon habitat, and a meadow with native grasses features camas and other wildflowers once cultivated in the area.

Client
City of Seattle, WA
Location
Seattle, WA
Completed
Ongoing
Collaborators
Maul Foster Alongi
BOLA Architecture + Planning
Osborn Consulting
KPFF Consulting Engineers
Grette Associates
Schemata Workshop
Tres West Engineers