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Mayor Durkan opens Occidental Square Timber Pavilion
Mayor Durkan opens Occidental Square Timber Pavilion
6/9/202124:28

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan cuts the ribbon on the new Occidental Park Pavilion and announces a new ORCA Recovery Card pilot program. The Occidental Square Timber Pavilion is a brand new large timber structure topped with a glass roof, producing a 90 foot wide covered area at the south end of the square. The pavilion will serve as a visitor center and performance stage. This Pavilion was constructed through a partnership with Seattle Parks Foundation, Alliance for Pioneer Square, and Downtown Seattle Association, with support from private donations. Also, the mayor announces the Seattle Department of Transportation's (SDOT) ORCA Recovery Card pilot that will provide 2,000 free 6-month ORCA cards to restaurant and grocery workers in neighborhoods impacted by COVID-19.  

Speakers include:

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan, City of Seattle

Rebecca Bear, Seattle Parks Foundation

Charlie Wright, Seattle Parks Foundation

Jon Scholes, Downtown Seattle Association

Lisa Howard, Alliance for Pioneer Square

Randy Tippins, Chief Seattle Club

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