Taylor Dock Uplands | Bellingham Parks & Recreation

Taylor Dock Uplands Park is the overwater component that connects Downtown Bellingham with the Fairhaven District, enabling pedestrian and bicycle commuters to access these popular destinations. Our assignment was to weave neighborhood concerns and pedestrian and bike path safety into an inviting and durable design that reflects the site’s heritage – a former salmon cannery. Materials were selected for durability; to withstand heavy public usage, climate changes, and the marine environment. The gateway was designed to announce the trail while preserving the views of the uphill residences.