AKA: Joshua Green Building, Seattle, WA

Structure Type: built works - commercial buildings - office buildings

Designers: Graham, John and Company, Architects and Engineers (firm); John Graham Sr. (architect/engineer)

Dates: constructed 1913

10 stories, total floor area: 109,266 sq. ft.

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1425 4th Avenue
Downtown, Seattle, WA 98101-2263

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The Joshua Green Building has stood on the southwest corner of Pike Street and Fourth Avenue since 1913.

Building History

The building is clad in terra cotta, which became very popular during the 1910s.

Building Notes

In 2012, this 10-story, L-shaped office building contained (according to King County Assessor's records) 109,266 gross square feet, 91,744 net, most suites designed for businesses requiring 500-2,000 square feet. At this time, the occupancy rate for the Joshua Green Building stood at about 85%. The Green Building's exterior was sheathed in a material very popular in the 1910s, glazed terra cotta. The skyscraper occupied a 13,320-square-foot lot. The building and its property had a value of $21,491,300 in 2012, its owner being JGB LLC.


On 06/18/2008, the City of Seattle Landmarks Board considered proposed exterior alterations to the Joshua Green Building. The Joshua Green Corporation undertook a renovation of the building beginning in summer 2008 that was set to conclude one year later. It hired the Urban Renaissance Group to serve as the renovation's development manager, Lease Crutcher Lewis as general contractor, Weaver Architects as architect and Burgess Design as interior designer.

Seattle Historic Landmark (Listed 2008-09-08): ID n/a

King County Assessor Number: 1975700305 Department of Assessments eReal Property GIS Center parcel report GIS Center parcel viewer GIS Center iMap viewer

PCAD id: 6223