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#SDF2015 DESIGN FOR EQUITY  |  SEPTEMBER 12-25

Block Party
Saturday, September 12 - Sunday September 13, 10am - 6pm
Occidental Park, 300 Occidental Ave S. 98104

PARK(ing) Day
Friday, September 18, 10am - 7pm
Citywide

Conference
Saturday, September 19, 930am - 6pm
Seattle Central Public Library, 1000 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104

Partner Programs
Daily
Citywide 

Closing Party
Friday, September 25
Surface Theory, 536 1st Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98104 

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Thursday, September 17 • 4:00pm - 6:30pm
PRESENTATION - Seattle Waterfront Symposium

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This program will show how public and private stakeholders, as well as social services groups, are an integral part of the City of Seattle’s vision for a Waterfront for All. The program will explore how consideration of the existing community of residents and business owners can be transformed as we consider the neighborhood and prospective retail/commercial district as complement to design of the park, boulevard and transportation corridor. The program will orient attendants to the existing conditions of the waterfront and current design development of the reimagined public right-of-way. Through three current development case studies and three concept design vignettes, we will explore how private development and social services might engage and be informed by the Waterfront Seattle plans currently being developed by James Corner Field Operations.


Program Partners
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MAKERS

MAKERS architecture and urban design was founded in 1972 with the expressed purpose of applying urban design concepts and techniques to complex civic problems. With the objective of initiating effective action to address real issues, MAKERS employs a strategic approach focused on implementation by solving the fundamental challenges inherent in each project.
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Rico Quirindongo

Senior Associate, DLR Group
Rico Quirindongo, AIA, is an architect with DLR Group and a born-and-raised Seattleite who focuses his work on community design, social sustainability, and clients serving the public good. He works with local organizations to have a greater positive influence in their own neighborhoods through design. Rico believes that existing buildings provide a rich context for our daily lives and that preservation and adaptive reuse are the ultimate... Read More →
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Daniels Real Estate

President, Daniels Real Estate
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Pike Place Market Foundation

Established in 1982, The Market Foundation is a non-profit organization which supports housing and services for low-income Market neighbors by fundraising, advocacy and community building. Over the past 30 years, The Market Foundation has contributed to a neighborhood model that allows a diverse community to live and thrive at Pike Place Market.
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Friends of Waterfront Seattle

Friends of Waterfront Seattle
Friends of Waterfront Seattle is the 501(c)(3) organization established to ensure Waterfront Seattle’s success as a beloved park. In collaboration with the City of Seattle, partner organizations, and the community at large, Friends of Waterfront Seattle is responsible for: Building awareness for Waterfront Seattle and the profound impact it will have on the city and region; Raising $80-$120 million in capital funding for the park from... Read More →
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Mack Urban

VP of Development, Mack Urban LLC


Thursday September 17, 2015 4:00pm - 6:30pm
DLR Group 51 University Street, Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98101