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Lindsey Whitt
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Phone: 907-343-7103
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Anchorage, Alaska-

Mayor Dan Sullivan announced today that KlingStubbins Design and Engineering from Boston, MA was selected as the firm charged with developing a new Master Plan for Ship Creek in downtown Anchorage.

KlingStubbins, a division of Jacobs Engineering also announced partnerships with local engineering firm USKH and with international development company BGI to help implement the vision and plans.

"Given the beautiful natural setting of Ship Creek, the inlet and mountains, access to world-class trail systems, the Alaska Railroad, a thriving downtown district, we have the opportunity to create something that is truly unique and will help establish Anchorage as a great International city.," said Mayor Sullivan

 Three events will be held this week to engage the general public to produce ideas.

4/16 Quick Talks:

Come hear ten groups rapidly present their vision, idea or concern about the future of Ship Creek. Covering the bases with a Pecha Kucha Format = 20 slides 20 seconds a slide, 6½ minutes a speaker Tuesday 5:30-7pm ▪ Alaska Experience Grand Theatre ▪ 333 W. 4th Ave. (4th Avenue Market southeast entrance)

4/17 Big Ideas Night:

A fun evening developing creative ideas and bold images in support of the new Ship Creek. Engaging the creative community in new ways of looking at the waterfront.

Wednesday 5:30-7pm ▪ Bridge Seafood over Ship Creek ▪ 221 W. Ship Creek Ave.

4/18 Open Planning:

Members of the community gather to share their ideas and values to inform the vision for Ship Creek. Join us…… Thursday 4:00 –7pm ▪ Alaska Railroad Depot ▪ 411 W. 1st Ave.

May 2013 kicks off our two-year commemoration of our hundred-year journey of development in Anchorage.

 May 2013 kicks off our two-year commemoration of our hundred-year journey of development in Anchorage.

“As a part of the Anchorage Centennial, the Ship Creek project will provide a lasting legacy that will pay tribute to its important role in our history and to the people who walked here before us. I encourage

residents of Anchorage to share your ideas for the Ship Creek redevelopment project,” said Susan Duck, Director of the Anchorage Centennial.

The Anchorage Centennial programs and projects will encourage us to share our stories, discover the history and culture of our neighborhoods and inspire community spirit and service.

For further details, visit: Ship Creek Webpage.


Ship Creek Event Poster (pdf)

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