Our Community at Work
July 11 Walking Tour Notes Printable pdf
KPLU Radio reports on Our Community at Work 07.10.09
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Click on the links below and watch our progress. The first project was started April 29, 2009. The last building in the project was finished on October 1, 2009.
- Downtown Hotel/Cornerhouse Restaurant
- The Old Elwha Theater
- Wenger Building
- The Morse Building
- The Other Side
- Bella Italia
- Dairy Queen
- Bank of America Building
- Aldwell Building
- Copies Plus
- Oak Street Center
- Harbor Towne Mall
- Waters West
- McLean Building
- Montgomery Ward Building
- DelGuzzi Building
- Brewer Building
- P. A. Antique Mall
- Baxter's Auto Parts
- Red Lion Hotel
- Winter's Garage
- Budget CD
- Boardwalk Cafe
- Budget Car Rental
- Elk's Building
- KONP Building
- Harrington complex (2 buildings)
- Kaufman Miller Building
- Art Feiro Marine Life Center
- Apartment Complex (E. Front & Eunice)
- Strait View Credit Union
- Mural at the Fountain restoration
- Murals at the Breezeway
- Breezeway from Front to First St.
- Restoration of the "Norman" mural
- Estuary Park
- Tempest building at First & Eunice
FRESHENING PAINT/FACADE CLEANING AND/OR LANDSCAPE
- Family Shoe Store
- Brown's Outdoor
- Port Book & News
- Lee Plaza
- Sound Bike & Kayak
- Art Front Gallery
- Necessities & Temptations
- Currency Exchange Booth on Railroad Ave.
- Peninsula Daily News--New Roof
- Willie Lou's
- Boettger Building
(Bolded projects have been completed)
OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS
THANKS TO KATHY CHARLTON, OLYMPIC CELLARS, FOR BRINGING HER IDEA TO US! WHAT A GREAT WAY TO BEAUTIFY OUR CITY THROUGH A TOTAL COMMUNITY EFFORT.
Many thanks to Nathan West, Kent Myers, Eric Walrath and City Staff for approving the Global Permit after working with Andy Callis of Callis Insurance and Russ Veenema, Port Angeles Chamber of Commerce.
- Do It Best Hardware
- Angeles Millwork
- Port Angeles Food Bank
- Parker Paint
- NC Machinery
- First Street Haven
- Chestnut Cottage
- Liquid Painting
- Cornerhouse Restaurant
- The Tudor Inn
- Country Aire
- Olympic Laundry
- Necessities & Temptations
- Olympic Cellars Winery
- Five SeaSuns Bed & Breakfast
- City of Port Angeles
- Port Angeles Downtown Association
- Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce
Lindberg & Smith Architects
VOLUNTEER COMMITTEE CHAIRS
Port Angeles Downtown Assn.
Economic Development Director
City of Port Angeles
City of Port Angeles
Time Activity Location
11:00 a.m. Second Weekend Art Event Downtown Art Galleries
See artists at work in galleries throughout the downtown area. Full list of galleries and walking map available at most local hotels, restaurants, and at all participating art galleries.
Noon – 1 a.m. Wine on the Waterfront The Landings, Laurel St. & E. Railroad
First Anniversary Celebration
Wine on the Waterfront, Port Angeles’ neighborhood wine bar, is celebrating its first anniversary with local wines and live music.
1:00 p.m. Welcome to the New Port Angeles Front St. & Lincoln Sts.
“Our Community at Work” volunteers will cut the ribbon and welcome the public to the new downtown core.
1:15 – 3:15 Music & All-American Picnic Gateway Pavilion
Food Bank of Port Angeles staff will cook hot dogs and serve lemonade to the public, free of charge. Cake Will be served in thanks to Our Community at Work volunteers. Music will be provided by DJ Duo Double Exposure.
2:00 – 4:00 Art on the Town Unveiling & Guided Art Walks hourly from Gateway Pavilion
Four new exhibits will be unveiled in Port Angeles’ outdoor art gallery, “Art on the Town.” Free art walks guided by local artists will include explanation of the new exhibits, as well as some of the other 62 pieces located throughout Port Angeles’ downtown core. New exhibits include “Flying Fish Woman,” painted steel; “The Long Journey,” salvaged steel; “The Vernal One,” stone & steel; and “Vertebrae,” a bigger-than-life size whale vertebrae made of polished and buffed concrete. Vertebrae is a working exhibit. Visitors can observe artist Alex Anderson of Sequim at work throughout the summer. The exhibit is located at Valley Creek Estuary Park.
2:00 – 4:00 Guided Building Tours with Architect Charlie Smith hourly from Gateway Pavilion
Local architect and historian Charlie Smith will guide historic walking tours of the newly renovated buildings in Port Angeles’ downtown core. Tours are free, and depart on the hour.
All Day Twilight Storefront Vignette 200 W. First Street
Fans of Stephenie Meyers’ Twilight series of books will recall Bella’s trip to Port Angeles with her friends, who were shopping for prom dresses. This scene is recalled in the window of the former Gottschalks Department store with a prom dress exhibit.
Evening Red Lion Wine & Beer Garden Red Lion Hotel
End your art walk with a glass of locally made wine or a cold beer in the Red Lion Hotel’s outdoor Wine & Beer Garden overlooking the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
Evening Experience Olympic Coastal Cuisine Various Downtown Restaurants
Restaurants in the city’s core and beyond will offer a menu item featuring fresh, locally grown, caught, and/or harvested “Olympic Coastal Cuisine” adding the restaurant’s own signature twist, in celebration of the new downtown Port Angeles. The following link provides a list of restaurants and their featured dish. http://portangelesdowntown.com/directory.php#Restaurants