3 Square Blocks partners with local professionals and public and private interests to improve quality of life in the Pacific Northwest. With our team at the table you get direct access to planning, communication, and design expertise to help solve tough challenges. We facilitate complex conversations with the public, so people get a real opportunity to influence decisions that affect them. 3 Square Blocks is 100% committed to delivering successful projects with lasting benefits. Meet our team.


3 Square Blocks is an MWBE and DBE certified firm. MWBE Certification W2F0023380, Small Contractor and Supplier (SCS) Identification 1669.


The Partners at 3 Square Blocks are Julia Walton, Marcia Wagoner and Michael Read.

Our firm was founded in 2012 when serendipitous events united our teams inova and ReadWagoner in a strong working relationship, and ultimately motivated us to join forces as Studio 3MW. In 2015 we embraced the name 3 Square Blocks to better reflect our community-first approach to planning, communication and design.

We are a lean team of dynamic generalists who specialize in helping our clients make good decisions. Some of us have worked side by side for 25+ years. With our breadth of skills available in one efficient group, clients can use 3 Square Blocks to maximize resources for projects of any scale.

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