Structure Type: built works - commercial buildings - office buildings; built works - commercial buildings - restaurants; built works - performing arts structures - performing arts structures

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

Dates: constructed 1925-1926

Building History

Mann and Mann, Incorporated, owned the Mann Building originally, and was managed by Henry Broderick, Incorporated. In 1926, the Mayer Brothers wholesale jewelry firm leased the entire second floor of the new building. (See "Jeweler to move into Mann Building," Seattle Daily Times, 11/21/1926, p. 18.)

Building Notes

Henry Bittman designed the two-story Mann Building to have a terra cotta skin with Gothic Revival ornamentation.


After remaining vacant for a brief time, the 40,000-square-foot Mann Building was renovated between 11/1999-06/2000. Remodeling occurred in two parts; the first part installed the restaurant, Wild Ginger, in the building's first floor, a temporary car park in the basement floor off Union Street and offices (both for the restaurant and others) on the third floor. The budget for this renovation was $12 million.

PCAD id: 14408