Structure Type: built works - public buildings - schools - university buildings

Designers: Miller Hull Partnership, LLP (firm); Robert E. Hull (architect); David Edward Miller (architect)

Dates: constructed 2004

2 stories, total floor area: 20,000 sq. ft.

3501 NE 41st Street
Seattle, WA 98105-5699

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Building History

This replacement building cost $7.2 million and opened in 2004. It was dedicated on 01/19/2005. The Seattle Chapter of the American Institute of Architects toured Merrill Hall #2 with a representative of the architects, Miller Hull, Craig Curtis, on 09/20/2005. Other tour leaders included Sue Nicol, Norm Menter and Elizabeth Power. According to the Miller Hull web site: "This facility serves as a learning tool for a wide range of study areas, from electrical and mechanical engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, to programs on the environment, sociology, and business. Academic Spaces include four research labs, offices, graduate student offices and a shared computer lab. Public Outreach Spaces include a Herbarium Collection Room and a new flexible greenhouse lobby for additional displays and public events." (See Miller Hull Partnership, LLP, "Merrill Hall, University of Washington Center for Urban Horticulture," accessed 02/10/2015.)

Building Notes

The first center burned in an arson fire set by the Environmental Liberation Front on 05/21/2001, just after 3:00 AM.

PCAD id: 3635