Redevelopment Along The Waterfront
The waterfront community park, which is still unnamed, is just a small part of the larger, 51-acre redevelopment project that is taking place along the Washington Channel. "Developer financed but community design," says The Dirt, parties involved are listening and trying to understand community demands which they are incorporating into the park.
Carolyn Mitchell, former president of the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly, said "The community input yielded results: there are separate zones for kids and adults, and the pavilion is closer to the water. This design provides "something for everyone."
Elinor Bacon, a representative of the developers said that they "will use five different landscape architecture firms. The firms all have different talents so will address different zones."