Japantown Peace Plaza Vision Plan
Scope of Work
The Peace Plaza Vision Plan is a strategy for the future of Japantown’s central public space. An extensive community-engagement and concept phase resulted in a strongly support design framework that is informing future design and construction. The renovated plaza is planned to have new waterproofing, paving, planting and seating, as well as a new central “water mirror”.
Expansion Joints: A near-term improvement for the plaza is the replace of the expansion joints where the plaza borders the mall on either side. This work will provide protection from water intrusion and will remain even when the full plaza renovation takes place.
This $25 million dollar project is funded by the 2020 Bond. The concept design portion of the project was funded through the City’s General Fund, in the amount of $375 thousand.
Expansion Joint: This work is funded half by Rec-Park and half by MTA, funding amount is approximately $350,000, completed early 2021.
|Project Kickoff||June 2018|
|Concept Design and Community Outreach||Spring 2019|
|Design Begins||Early 2021|
|Bid and Award||Spring 2022|
|Construction Begins||Early 2023|
|Project Opening||Summer 2025|
Expansion Joints: Project completed early 2021!
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On August 14th, the Recreation and Parks Commission unanimously approved the concept design for the Peace Plaza Read on...