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Category 6 - Highway Related Projects

Merit Award

Photo: Earthquake Park Interpretive Facility


Earthquake Park Interpretive Facility

Anchorage, Alaska


Designer:  Tryck Nyman Hayes, Inc., Anchorage
Contractors:  KOHO Contracting, Anchorage

This project conveys the history of a major natural event that helped shape the history of Anchorage and of Alaska. The effects of the 1964 quake are intimately visible at this location. A multi-disciplined team designed a pedestrian experience that showcases the "calm to chaos" character of the earth's transformation during the quake.

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