AKA: Centennial Building, Downtown, Seattle, WA

Structure Type: built works - commercial buildings - office buildings; built works - commercial buildings - stores

Designers: Bittman, Henry W., Architect and Engineer (firm); Henry W. Bittman (architect/structural engineer)

Dates: constructed 1925

2 stories, total floor area: 44,098 sq. ft.

Building Notes

The two-story Tyee Building, later known as the Centennial Building, contained 44,098 gross square feet in 2012, 27,555 net. A reinforced concrete building, it occupied a 0.30-acre lot, located on the northeast corner of 4th Avenue and Stewart Street. Retail stores operated on the first floor, while the second contained offices. In 2012, it was becoming surrounded by high-rise condominiums.


Alterations were permitted for the building in 1986.