Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Artists for bike-themed temporary artwork needed

In recognition of National Bike Month, the City of Tacoma and the Tacoma Art Museum invite artists and/or artist teams from Pierce and Thurston counties to get into gear and submit proposals for the creation of a piece of temporary artwork for the 4th annual Zeit-Bike exhibit at the Tacoma Art Museum. Deadline for submissions is March 19, 2010. Artists interested in applying may download the Call to Artists at Calls to Artists are also available by calling (253) 591-5191 or by e-mailing

Monday, February 22, 2010

Design-build team selected for public garage

The City announced today that it has selected an award winning design-build team for the public garage which will be constructed on property adjacent to the historic Elks Temple building in downtown Tacoma. GLY Construction and Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects (ZGF) was the team selected for the public garage project. ZGF will design the project and GLY Construction will provide general contracting and construction services. Construction is slated to begin in the fall of 2010 with an opening scheduled for the spring of 2012. Read more in the News Tribune...