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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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Sunday, September 13 • 10:00am - 6:00pm
BLOCK PARTY RUMBLE INSTALLATION: Seattle Waterfront - Slices Through Time

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This installation attempts to expose the memory of the literal edge of Downtown Seattle by showcasing slices through time. We want to evoke the memory of the people who have lived here through the ages, from the Duwamish to the industrial colonialist, to the present and future. The installation attempts to dig through the evolution of the site, gain back some of what we’ve lost, and to expose a palimpsest of waterfront development. 

The installation attempts to hold the dialectic of the natural versus the built. In a sense, the waterfront is evidence of the manmade carving into the natural. Through this process, what have we lost? What have we gained? Progress is not always loss - or is it? 

Waterfront - It’s About Time slices perpendicularly from neighbourhood to water. We hope that visitors will be able to literally feel this perpendicular connection with their hands, elbows, bums, knees, feet. 

 


Program Partners
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Feet First

Feet First, a Seattle-based non-profit, works to make our communities more walkable throughout Washington and encourages all of us to walk more. Places for people to walk matters. We all know that walking is one of the best ways to stay healthy, reduce pollution, and avoid traffic. It’s also one of the best ways to connect with cool people and great places. Whether we are commuting to work or school, meeting friends, running errands, or... Read More →
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Seattle Waterfront Symposium

A program that 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.

Sponsors
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PL Concord Construction

PL Concord Construction
PL Concord is a full-service general contractor and construction management company. Our dedicated team members provide the highest level of pre-construction, construction management, design-build services, and general.



Sunday September 13, 2015 10:00am - 6:00pm
Occidental Mall/Park 300 Occidental Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104