Stretching the distance of five street-side parking spaces, the Pike’s Peak Pop-Up Park uses Bison Wood Deck tiles that bridge bright red concrete seating blocks and is topped with movable tables and chairs. In addition to providing a space for lounging and eating, the Pop-Up Park is also designed for performances, with the platforms and blocks doubling as stages. Supported by Bison Versadjust Pedestals, the pedestals provide slope compensation for the deck on Seattle’s steep city streets. Seattle’s Pilot Parklets Program has already opened four previous parklets, in Wallingford, the Central District, Chinatown, and Capitol Hill and will create fifteen total street-side parks.
Location: Seattle, WA USA
Completion Date: 2014
Architect: Gustafson Guthrie Nichol