Transforming Pioneer Square’s alleys into one of its unrivaled assets.
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Bike Love! 2/6/14

Bike Love! 2/6/14

Save the date for FEBRUARY 6th!! – Pioneer Square First Thursday. Come and celebrate “Bike Love” in the Nord Building with Washington Bikes & Back Alley Bike Repair and the Alley Network Project. Then take a U-TURN in Nord Alley for more #bikelove festivities in AXIS Pioneer Square.  Bicyclists, Zipsters, Art-lovers & Assorted Romantics: Come on down to Washington Bikes in Pioneer...
Alley Design Concept

Alley Design Concept

See Final Concept Design Presentation We’re in the final design phase to develop a “shovel-ready” surface design and lighting recommendations that are cost-effective, historically appropriate and community driven.  Why? Pioneer Square’s alleys will become safer and an economic asset to the community if we can remove the barriers to creating an attractive surface. Here’s a brief...
Howlidays 2: Dogs on Parade Dec 5

Howlidays 2: Dogs on Parade Dec 5

SECOND ANNUAL Holiday Dog Costume Contest Dress up your pups in their best costume (holiday-themed or otherwise) and bring them down to historic Pioneer Square.  Join the friendly competition for best costume prize and bragging rights for Pioneer Square Dog of the Year! THURSDAY, DEC 5, 2013 (First Thurday Art Walk) 5:30pm Activities Start 7:00pm Tree...
Alley Design Concepts Survey

Alley Design Concepts Survey

Thanks for coming to the Alley Corridor Project design workshops! Your feedback for the design approaches will help guide the designs. The Project will design a “shovel-ready” surface design and explore lighting concepts. Both of these should be: - cost-effective - historically appropriate - community driven Contrasting Design Approaches The designers presented two contrasting design approaches to see...
10.3 ALLEY OPEN HOUSE: curate | transform | unearth | interpret

10.3 ALLEY OPEN HOUSE: curate | transform | unearth | interpret

Nord Alley located between 1st Ave S & Occidental S, north of Jackson Street. Sponsors include: International Sustainability Institute, City of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, The Alliance for Pioneer Square, SvR Design Company, Olson Kundig Architects
9.5 Alley Corridor Project - Kickoff Open House

9.5 Alley Corridor Project – Kickoff Open House

The Alley Corridor Project kicked off with an open house in Nord Alley - Alley Inspirations - September 5th. Residents, businesses, property owners and anyone interested in improving the alleys came out to offer their hopes for the alleys. See more here: Comments & Project Information The Project, led by the International Sustainability Institute, will design a new, authentic surface...
ALLEY INSPIRATIONS

ALLEY INSPIRATIONS

SHARE YOUR IDEAS! for the Alley Corridor Project. 5-7PM in Nord Alley MEET our designers: SvR & Olson Kundig Architects music by Sean Bendickson + refreshments Help design Pioneer Square’s alleys! THE RESULT a “shovel-ready” surface design and lighting concepts, cost-effective, historically appropriate, community driven SPONSORS International Sustainability Institute, City of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, The...
ALLEY PALOOZA

ALLEY PALOOZA

ONE NIGHT ONLY! Thursday, AUG 1st 2013 5pm-9pm from POST to PIONEER SQUARE www.alleypalooza.com Come and check out Seattle’s historic alleys as they come alive with music, food, art and entertainment. Firehouse Alley (W of 1st Ave, S of Yesler) J&M Alley (W of 1st Ave, S of Washington) Kitchen Alley (W of 1st Ave,...
ALLEY CATS III

ALLEY CATS III

An Alley full of adoptable PAWS cats & kittens! PAWS will be breaking out the ~Kitty Kissin’ Kubby~ for Pioneer Square First Thursday. (2nd Thursday in July).  A family friendly event with adoptable kittens & cats, raffle, kids games, snacks & beverages Thursday, July 11th | 5pm to 8pm in Nord ALLEY: located 1 blk south of Occidental Park in Pioneer Square   Sponsors include: ISI Seattle | PAWS...
GREET THE LIGHT

GREET THE LIGHT

Pioneer Square First Thursday | June 6th 6:00pm to 9:00pm Kick off summer and the longest days of the year!  Stroll through the Nord Alley as we unveil our new permanent alley lighting! Also featuring Best of Nord Alley Artists – back for ONE NIGHT ONLY!  Joe Iano | Kyler Martz | Matt Yoder Jenny...
CANCELLED May 2nd in Nord Alley

CANCELLED May 2nd in Nord Alley

 
Stairway ART & PHOTO exhibit 4/4

Stairway ART & PHOTO exhibit 4/4

FEET FIRST EVENT. Stop by the Stairway ART & PHOTO CONTEST Exhibit in NORD ALLEY during the Pioneer Square Art Walk on Thursday, April 4th from 5pm to 8pm. Four winners will have their artwork on display through the end of May. Enjoy art, music and food and drinks. Location: 314 First Avenue South, Seattle 98104...