Aging Retaining Wall Replaced with Custom Rockery

Located in an older neighborhood of Seattle, this client’s elevated yard was surrounded by an old concrete and brick retaining wall that had deteriorated.

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Concrete and brick retaining wall before

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Detail of deterioration of concrete retaining wall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We removed the aging wall and rebuilt the border with a custom rockery.

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Assembling new wall piece by piece

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Retaining wall being installed along side yard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The new custom rockery provided a more sound, reinforced border. It also updated the aesthetic of the yard while complementing the character of this vintage Seattle home.

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Seattle street view

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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