New Design Vision Unveiled for Downtown Seattle

February 14,  2014 - From dramatic hill streets to lush grand avenues, a layered design vision for Downtown Seattle’s Pike-Pine area was unveiled this week at the Downtown Seattle’s Association’s (DSA) State of Downtown Economic Forum.

The design vision of big ideas and small details was presented by lead designer Shannon Nichol of Seattle-based landscape architecture firm Gustafson Guthrie Nichol (GGN) to a sold-out crowd of nearly 1,200 Seattle business and community leaders, city officials and Downtown residents.

In addition to GGN, other project consultants included Framework, Toole Design Group, BDS Planning & Urban Design, Downtown Works, and ECONorthwest.

The full press release is available on the Downtown Seattle News Page. The story has been covered by the Seattle TimesSeattle Daily Journal of CommerceKING 5KPLU 88.5Crosscut, Capitol Hill Blog, and other sources. Learn more at

Aria GoodmanSeattle, WA2014