The New Seattle Seawall Virtual Tour

This tour was created as a companion for "Nature at Work - Marine Ecosystems" to more thoroughly illustrate concepts discussed therein. Go back to to the article.

seattle seawall


The Seawall will extend along the waterfront from S. Washington St. to Virginia St.



A pedestrian path is cantilevered above the water and the seawall. Glass blocks in the pathway allow light to infiltrate the area below.



Textured panels with ledges will provide habitat


Image renderings: SDOT - More information at Waterfront Seattle


Webinar recording of Jeff Cordell and Jason Toft of the University of Washington discussing the Living Seawall in Seattle and beach restoration at the Olympic Sculpture Park

Go back to to the article "Nature at Work - Marine Ecosystems"