Public Space Projects

Pine Street Plaza

Pine Street Plaza

The corner of Third Avenue and Pine Street in downtown got a lot more fun in 2018 thanks to a new partnership between DSA and the Seattle Department of Transportation.

Featuring live music, special lighting, tasty meal options, open seating, interactive art, games and helpful staffing by DSA every day of the week, the Pine Street Plaza is part of the larger Pike Pine Renaissance revitalization and the first phase of enhancements along this centrally located but underutilized block. Pedestrians are invited to enjoy the musical stylings of local buskers, choose their character in the Faces of Seattle art installation, munch on hot food truck fare or simply relax. DSA staff are standing by with a trusty resource cart full of information, directions and advice on downtown happenings. The plaza will continue to evolve over the next two years, adding more activities, improving nearby signage and eventually raising the splashy blue and yellow footprint to curb level.


Lighting sponsor

Office of Economic Development, City of Seattle

Contact Info

General Park Info:

Jennifer Casillas, VP, Public Space Operations & Events


Lindsay Clarke, Senior Manager, Sponsorships

Art and Public Space projects:

Seth Geiser, Manager, Urban Planning & Design

Park Rules

The Seattle Municipal Code prohibits:

  • Placing any structure or obstruction in the park without a permit
  • Dogs or other pets that are not leashed; person with dog must carry and use equipment for removing feces.
  • Sale of merchandise without a permit
  • Amplified sound without a permit.
  • Camping
  • Liquor (open or closed container)
  • Littering
  • Skateboarding, roller-skating
  • Illegal gambling
  • Urinating or defecating

Parks Code of Conduct (enforceable under SMC 18.12.040) prohibits:

  • Depriving others of their use or enjoyment of the park
  • No smoking
  • Unattended items
  • Creating a risk of harm to any person or property
  • Obstructing pedestrian traffic; interfering with the provision of services or the use of park property
  • Disrupting Parks and Recreation activities.
  • Abusive or harassing behavior