Pioneer Square Pergola

Reconstruction of Seattle's historic landmark Pioneer Square Pergola, which was damaged by a truck in January 2001. While the Pergola remains aesthetically the same, the welded cast iron hides a new continuous inner skeleton of structural steel, meeting current building codes and seismic regulations.

The community welcomed the Pergola back at a grand re-opening event in August 2002, and in March 2003 the Pioneer Square Pergola project received the Washington State Historic Preservation Officer’s Award for Outstanding Achievement under the Valerie Sivinski Award for Historic Rehabilitation category.

Pergola Reconstructed
photos (c) Peter DeLory
Crashed Pergola Pergola Layout