AKA: 1111 Third Avenue Office Building, Seattle, WA

Structure Type: built works - commercial buildings - office buildings

Designers: Graham, John and Company, Architects and Engineers (firm); McKinley Architects, PSC (firm); Wright Runstad and Company (firm); John Graham Jr. (architect); David A. McKinley Jr. (architect); Harold Jon Runstad (developer); Howard S. Wright (building contractor/developer)

Dates: constructed 1980

34 stories, total floor area: 776,762 sq. ft.

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1111 3rd Avenue
Downtown, Seattle, WA 98101-3292

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Building History

Precast concrete with exposed aggregate surfaces covers the exterior of this thirty-four story building in Downtown Seattle, WA; windows are covered in dual-glazed, solar bronze glass. Seattle architecture firm John Graham and Company completed the design with The McKinley Architects. The building included a six-story parking garage.

Building Notes

The 1111 3rd Avenue Office Building contained 557,899 square-feet of Class A office space. Another source indicated that the office building had 34 stories and 525,000 square feet. (See Urban Land Institute, Tall Office Buildings in the United States, [Washington, DC: Urban Land Institute, 1985], p. 76.) In 2014, the building's own web site indicated that 1111 3rd Avenue had 575,000 square feet, with floor plates most often containing 18,500 square feet. (See "Everything You Need in One Package,"accessed 08/20/2014.)

The King County Department of Assessments indicated in 2020 that the building had 776,762 gross square feet, 574,148, net.The building occupied a 28,560-square-foot (0.66-acre) site in 2020.


In 2014, the building's ownership firm reported that it had spent over $17.5 million in building renovations. (See "Everything You Need in One Package,"accessed 08/20/2014.)