Who we are and what we do

Waterfront Seattle is led and managed by the City of Seattle's Office of the Waterfront and Civic Projects. This Office was established by Mayor Ed Murray in 2014 and brings together key staff from the Mayor's Office and the City's Departments of Transportation (SDOT), Planning and Development (DPD), Parks and Recreation, and others to manage the effort as an integrated team.

Office of the Waterfront management team:

Elements of the Waterfront Seattle program, which are managed by the Office of the Waterfront:

  • New Alaskan Way surface street (S. King to Pine streets)
  • New Elliott Way surface street and structures (Pine to Bell streets)
  • Utility relocations along Alaskan Way (with Seattle City Light, Seattle Public Utilities and franchise utilities)
  • Waterfront promenade and landscape elements (S. King to Pine streets)
  • Waterfront bike path (S. King to Virginia streets)
  • Replacement of Seattle Parks facilities at Waterfront Park and Pier 62/63
  • East / West connection improvements between the waterfront and Center City
    • Overlook Walk (Pike Place Market to Aquarium)
    • Union Street (First Avenue to waterfront)
    • Columbia and Seneca streets (First Avenue to waterfront)
    • S. Main and S. Washington streets (Pioneer Square / International District to waterfront)

Project Partners we are collaborting with to achieve a new and improved waterfront include;