brute_force guide to [mostly] free Architecture in Seattle

Quick guide to architecture in Seattle we prepared for a recent visitor – from south to north, generally…

west seattle

Miller Hayashi: High Point Library [closed fridays & sundays]
3411 sw raymond st 

international district

OSKA: Wing Luke Asian Museum [$13, closed mondays]
719 s king st 


OMA: Seattle Central Public Library
1000 4th ave 


Bohlin Cywinski Jackson: City Hall
600 4th ave 

Allied Works: SAM [suggested admission, closed mondays & tuesdays]
1300 1st ave 


Olson/Walker: Pike & Virginia building
pike place market & virginia 


Weiss Manfredi: SAM Olympic Sculpture Park
2901 western ave   

Central District 


Schacht Aslani: Douglass-Truth Branch Library
2300 e yesler way 

First Hill

OSKA: Frye Art Museum [closed mondays]
704 terry ave 


Steven Holl: St. Ignatius Chapel
901 12th ave 

Capitol Hill  

Cutler Anderson Architects: Capitol Hill Branch Library
425 harvard ave e 


Weinstein A+U: Montlake Branch Library [closed fridays & sundays]
2234 e mcgraw st  

south lake union

Miller | Hull: South Lake Union Discovery Center
westlake & denny 

queen anne

Miller | Hull: Seattle Center Fisher Pavilion
seattle center 


Gustafson Guthrie Nichols: Oliver Marion McCaw Hall promenade
seattle center 


SHKS: Magnolia Library [closed fridays]
2801 34th ave west  



Steinhart, Theriault and Anderson: Architect’s studio
1264 eastlake avenue east 



Bohlin Cywinski Jackson: Ballard Branch Library
5614 22nd ave nw (near market) 


Richard Haag: Gasworks Park
2101 n northlake way 

north seattle

The Architect Artist Group: UW Nuclear Reactor Building
stevens way, UW 


Miller Hayashi: Broadview Library
12755 greenwood ave north


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  5. great collection! i’m going to pass this along…

  6. These are great photos. I used to work in Seattle and I can attest that some of the best architects in the world practice there.