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  POINT RUSTON / TACOMA WATERFRONT 2016


POINT RUSTON / TACOMA WATERFRONT
A Special Feature of DJC.COM
Dec. 9, 2016
Children gravitate toward the spraygound in Point Ruston’s Grand Plaza. (Photo by Cody Finney)


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Point Ruston goes from cleanup to community
Next to open are a hotel and 178 residential units. More office, retail and housing is on tap for 2018.

By DALTON COLE
Point Ruston



Nonprofit brings art to Point Ruston
The developer established a nonprofit program that brings art to the neighborhood “in a big way.”

By BUSTER BABA
Art at Point Ruston





An urban park entices Tacomans
back in the water

This former Superfund site on Foss Waterway will
house a public center for kayaks, canoes,
rowing shells and dragon boats.


By HANNAH ALLENDER and DAVID STRAUSS
SHKS Architects









The Foss is a hot spot
for development in Tacoma

With a hotel, two parks and two multifamily projects in the works, 2017 is shaping up to be a busy year.

By NORMAN GOLLUB
Foss Waterway Development Authority









11-acre waterfront park
will top huge slag pile

The swarm of trucks currently moving 350,000 cubic yards of earth makes it obvious that something major is underway at Tacoma’s historic Point Defiance waterfront.

By CLAYTON BEAUDOIN
Site Workshop Landscape Architecture




Photo courtesy of Art at Point Ruston


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Special section team

Section editor: Jon Silver

Section design: Jeffrey Miller

Web design: Lisa Lannigan

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