Photo courtesy of Berger Partnership
This pavilion is part of Pike Place Market’s new MarketFront expansion, which adds parking, commercial space, public terraces and low-income housing. The pavilion will house tables year-round for farmers and craftspeople.
Low-income housing joins the mix at MarketFront
Many people don’t know that Pike Place Market is home to nearly 500 residents. The expansion adds 40 units for seniors who earn less than $33,600.
By BRIAN LLOYD
Beacon Development Group
MarketFront fulfills long-held dream
to reclaim site marred by fire
The $74 million project completes the expansion of the Pike Place Market Historic District.
By BEN FRANZ
Pike Place Market PDA
New open space is the next step
on a path to the waterfront
This is the start of a promenade that will take shape after the Alaskan Way Viaduct comes down.
By JONATHAN MORLEY
‘This is going to be a wild ride’ for the design team
The fiendishly complex project had lots of interlocking parts — retail, housing, parking, public plaza — all on a steep hillside over a train tunnel.
By DAVID MILLER
The Miller Hull Partnership
MarketFront sits just inches above
an active train tunnel: Here's how
The tunnel was just one of a number of site constraints facing engineers, who had to design a structure that could survive earthquakes, fit a four-story parking garage and hold back 350 feet of Western Avenue.
By DAVID FIELDS
Magnusson Klemencic Associates
The story behind — and beneath — those big vent stacks
The two tall stacks were positioned to preserve good air quality and views of Elliott Bay.
By CRESS WAKEFIELD
Source: Pike Place Market PDA
MarketFront 2017 team
Section editor: Jon Silver
Section design: Jeffrey Miller
Web design: Lisa Lannigan
Advertising: Matt Brown
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