Attractions List of Famous Seattle Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Seattle skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Seattle architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Seattle are included on this list. Information about these Seattle buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Seattle and older historic landmarks.

List buildings range from Columbia Center to Seattle Central Library.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Seattle?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Seattle. Famous architectural houses within the city of Seattle are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
1000 Second Avenue is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Seattle Buildings & Structures
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1000 Second Avenue is a 150 m skyscraper in Seattle, Washington. It was completed in 1987 and has 43 floors. Originally known as Key Tower, it is the fifteenth tallest building in Seattle as of 2012. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Seattle, King County, Washington, United States of America, Northwestern United States, + more

Opened: Jan 01 1987

Structural Height (m): 150.27

Floors: 43

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1111 Third Avenue is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Seattle Buildings & Structures
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1111 Third Avenue is a 454 ft tall skyscraper in Seattle, Washington. It was completed in 1980 and has 34 floors. As of 2012 it is the 20th tallest building in Seattle, and is operated by Talon Portfolio Services, LLC. It has an award-winning outdoor landscaped area with seating and tables accented by bronze statues by sculptor Robert Graham, and floor to ceiling windows. The exterior of the building is composed of precast concrete with exposed aggregate surfaces and dual-glazed, solar bronze glass. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Seattle, Washington, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1980

Structural Height (m): 138.38

Floors: 34

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1201 Third Avenue is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Seattle Buildings & Structures
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1201 Third Avenue

1201 Third Avenue, formerly Washington Mutual Tower is a 235.31 m, 55-story skyscraper in downtown Seattle, Washington. It is the second tallest building in the city, and the eighth tallest on the West Coast of the United States. Developed by Wright Runstad & Company, construction began in 1986 and finished in 1988. 1201 Third Avenue was designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates and The McKinley Architects. The building was the world headquarters of the financial company Washington Mutual from the building's opening until the company moved into the WaMu Center across the street in 2006. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Seattle, Washington, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1988

Structural Height (m): 235.0

Floors: 55

1411 Fourth Avenue Building is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Seattle Buildings & Structures
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The 1411 Fourth Avenue Building is a historic building in Seattle, Washington, that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on May 28, 1991. The 15-story plus basement Art Deco structure is located at the Northwest corner of Fourth Avenue and Union Street. The main entrance is located at 1411 Fourth Avenue. The building was built in 1928 for the Stimson Realty Company under the direction of the Metropolitan Building Company for $1,100,000 by Teufel & Carlson, contractors. Robert C. Reamer was the architect. The building was fully constructed within seven months in 1928, setting a record for a building of its size. From 1997 to 2012 the ground floor housed Tully's Coffee ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Seattle, Washington, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1928

Architect: Robert Reamer

Created By: Robert Reamer

Style: Art Deco, Streamline Moderne

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