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My Turn: An island too far

...seawalk being built because of the whale attraction or is "Bridge Park" being built and the whale located in it to justify...visitor signage.It's time to re-evaluate the entire bridge park/seawalk/island concept. Unfortunately, the current...
My Turn: It's not too late to move whale sculpture

...from Gold Creek to a proposed "Bridge Park" adjacent to the Douglas Bridge...placement of the whale sculpture in Bridge Park and ongoing maintenance) are largely...island" idea or its connection to Bridge Park until recently. The distance of...
Empire Editorial: Whale sculpture a worthy endeavor

...for that portion of the project. That site prep includes extending the seawalk and creating what is referred to as "bridge park." Another criticism is that the city cannot afford this project in light of budget shortfalls. In fact, this project...
Misunderstood whale tackled at chamber luncheon

...couple attendees brought up some of the tradeoffs to the bridge park location. David Sommers asked about the impact on local...for the pool and infrastructure for the whale at the bridge park location. At Marine Park, which would necessitate a...
My Turn: Losing our heads over taxes

...island" in Gastineau Channel connected to shore by a seawalk to Gold Creek on one side and a seawalk to a proposed "Bridge Park" adjacent to Douglas Bridge on the other. Soon going out for bid, this project would be financed completely by head...
Assembly Meeting wrap-up: Giant whale statue to arrive in summer

...general.The planned site of the whale and seawalk has been changed multiple times during the planning process, and Bridge Park was eventually chosen as the final location.The 28-foot-tall life-size breaching humpback whale will emerge...
My Turn: Site of future whale sculpture less than ideal the whale at the proposed "Bridge Park," at the base of the Juneau Douglas...other improvements portion of the Bridge Park Project (total estimated cost...bronze whale.The status of the Bridge Park is that it is in the early permit...
Commercial fishing industry deserves local support from the city, and residents

...directly to a point-of-sale on the dock. The long-range vision is to integrate this "facility" with the future Bridge Park and Seawalk. So Deadliest Catch may be right in demonstrating that fishing in Alaska is hard; Juneau needs to continue...
Juneau's big, bronze whale expected in a year

...weigh three tons and is expected to be situated in a pool along the city's waterfront - specifically at the proposed bridge park."The Whale Committee has made great strides," Watt said. "We have a lot of work to do."Sculptor R.T...
DOT plan would slow traffic on Egan downtown's waterfront plan. "Taking the streetscape to the next level," Watt said.Watt said the city's proposed Bridge Park with its life-sized bronze whale sculpture will draw lots of foot and vehicular traffic. He said the park would be...


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