Contact Us

Downtown Plaza Design Now in City Council’s Hands

News Talk KIT

What’s next in the work to create a plaza in downtown Yakima?

On Tuesday a design team presented five different designs for a plaza and heard from city officials and members of the public.

One of the designers, Andy Brown of the Seattle firm Gustafson Guthrie Nichol, says now they are waiting for the city to focus on one design. Then, he says, they will refine that proposal.

The goal is to present our final design in October. But that all depends on how quickly the city gets back to us.

Between now and then the city will be reviewing the proposals and seeking more public input. Brown says no matter what design the city chooses they hope to include things that everyone wants downtown like parking, shade, water features and seating.

On Tuesday the Yakima City Council held a public meeting to get more input on the five proposed designs and will use the comments to help choose one design to focus on in the future.

Best of News Talk KIT

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://newstalkkit.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for KIT VIP quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive KIT VIP contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.