Seattle council approves $34 million for new Seattle Aquarium pavilion with sharks, stingrays

Published by The Seattle Times

The Seattle City Council voted unanimously Monday to cement a $34 million contribution toward the construction of a Seattle Aquarium expansion project.

The nonprofit Aquarium Society, which operates Seattle’s city-owned aquarium, intends to build a $113 million new Ocean Pavilion between Pike Place Market and Piers 59 and 60 as part of a wider effort by the city to remake the downtown waterfront after the removal of the Alaskan Way Viaduct.

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About the Seattle Aquarium
The Seattle Aquarium is one of Washington state’s leading environmental education and stewardship institutions, and the region’s gathering place for discussion and sharing information about marine conservation. It maintains a number of research initiatives in cooperation with federal, state, zoological and university partners. The Aquarium is located on Pier 59, at 1483 Alaskan Way.

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Contact:
Tim Kuniholm
(206) 386-4345
t.kuniholm@seattleaquarium.org