Canoe 'Carving House' being developed for Lake Union Park

The canoe carving building will be a place where Native people can practice their craft and the public can learn about the region’s history.

Editor’s note: The above video Seattle’s opening of the Fairview Avenue Bridge was published July 24, 2021.

SEATTLE – The Seattle Design Commission is working to develop the Northwest Native Canoe Center in Lake Union Park.

Still in its early design phase, the center would consist of two buildings near the shore of Lake Union, one being the Welcome House and the other the Canoe Carving House.

The project was proposed by the United Indians of All Tribes Foundation (UIATF)

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