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Current Redevelopment Projects Throughout March and this month, our Sunday Did You Knows have looked back on master planning at Seattle Center. Today, we look at some redevelopment projects currently in the works. Many of them carry out the work of the 20-year Seattle Center Century 21 Master Plan as they prepare for the opening […]

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Century 21 Master Plan With projects contained in the Seattle Center 2000 now complete, it was time once again to consider the future of Seattle Center. In 2006, then Mayor Nichols called for formation of the 17-member Century 21 Committee, which held more than 60 meetings with community organizations and residents to collect input. The […]

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Seattle Center 2000 Plan Following the failed 1988 Disney Plan, Seattle City Council and community activists regrouped to create the Seattle Center 2000 Master Plan. City Council adopted it on July 23, 1990 following an extensive two-year public involvement process. The Seattle Center 2000 Plan was conceptual, intended to be a flexible guide to the […]

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Disney Proposal of 1988 Twenty years after the close of the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair, the fairgrounds, now an arts and cultural center called Seattle Center, was starting to show its age. Then Seattle Mayor Charles Royer enlisted Walt Disney Imagineering, along with design and economic consultants, to reimagine the Center. The plan took a […]

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World’s Fair Master Plan The roots of master planning at Seattle Center stretch back to as early as the 1911 Bogue plan, which considered this area between downtown and Queen Anne for a civic center to serve as Seattle’s cultural gathering place. The Civic Auditorium (now McCaw Hall), ice arena (now Opera Center) and Civic […]

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Master Planning Master planning provides a long-term conceptual layout of physical spaces to guide future growth and development. The process seeks to make meaningful and sustainable connection between buildings, social settings and their surrounding environments, offering the stated principles and objectives to keep projects focused on an organization’s goals and values. Master plans are necessary […]

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As Seattle contemplated hosting a World’s Fair, Fair organizers created a plan to leave the World’s Fair site to the people of Seattle. In 1956, they successfully appealed to voters to pass a bond to fund a civic center and then worked with the City to appoint a committee to look at whether such a […]

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