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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...
Juneau's whale awarded grant

...grant," said Clark.The sculpture will rise more than 25 feet from an infinity pool located on waterfront land in Bridge Park, near the Juneau-Douglas Bridge. Local artist Skip Wallen created the sculpture."We expect the whale to be every...
Overstreet remembered for perennial service

...his life, Overstreet spent his time on the Whale Project - a bronze humpback whale breaching from an infinity pool at Bridge Park.In a hall with ceilings as high as the 42-foot whale that will commemorate 50 years of statehood when it is brought...
Photos: Signs of Autumn

Fireweed goes to seed as residents roll and stroll at Brotherhood Bridge Park on Tuesday.
Capital City Metro in Review -- Week of June 30th, 2013

...public comment. Amy Mead's first week as City Attorney began on Monday. More news on the whale sculpture planned for Bridge Park: the Rasmuson Foundation awarded the project $250,000. Supporters say it should be here next year.More cruise...
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...


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