Point Defiance Park Dune Peninsula

Tacoma, WA

Project Details:

Categories: Exterior

Architect(s): Site Workshop

Lighting Designer(s): Site Workshop

Featured Product(s): We-ef VFL540 LED

Project Summary:

Site Workshop
Dune Peninsula: 11 acres; Total waterfront redevelopment: 46 acres

Site Workshop led the first phase of Destination Point Defiance, a redevelopment of the park’s waterfront. Building upon extensive remediation work at the Superfund site, Site Workshop has partnered with the city of Tacoma, Washington, and is leading their waterfront redevelopment in which the first phase includes an expansive 11-acre public park that improves access to the riverfront trail for pedestrians and cyclists alike.

Client: Metro Parks Tacoma
Partners: EPA, Department of Ecology, Pierce County, WSDOT and Ferries


2019 ASLA Washington Chapter, Award of Honor