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Seattle, Washington: Parking Squid

A steel bicycle rack is also a lifelike replica of a giant squid that may live only a few feet away in Puget Sound!

2821 NW Market St., Seattle, WA
In the Ballard neighborhood, on the south side of NW Market St., just east of its intersection with NW Locks Place.
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Parking Squid

Parking Squid has been relocated next to Market Street in Ballard, in front of Portage Bay Cafe, where NW Market Street and NW Locks Place intersect.

[Jeff B, 07/03/2022]


Parking Squid

The squid sculpture is currently being stored under the south end of the Ballard Bridge, visible from the bike path, fenced off but accessible. Also some warped gumdrop thingies.

[Likk'mm, 07/06/2021]
Parking Squid

Temporarily in storage due to construction!

[catluvingirl, 10/26/2019]


Parking Squid

Be careful when crossing the street to get to the Parking Squid. Lots of cars and people around.

[Jenn, 08/09/2017]

Squid Bike Rack.

Parking Squid

A giant metal squid statue that also serves as a bike rack. Parking Squid provides parking for bicycles within the tentacles of a deep-sea creature that might be found at the depths of Puget Sound. Created by artist Susan Robb in 2011.

[Sumoflam, 08/12/2015]

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