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

Designers: Croonquist, Alfred H., Architect (firm); Whitehouse and Price, Architects (firm); Alfred H. Croonquist (architect); Ernest V. Price (architect); Harold Clarence Whitehouse (architect)

Dates: constructed 1949

3 stories, total floor area: 139,209 sq. ft.

University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195

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Located on the University of Washington's liberal arts quad;

Building History

An article in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer of 1947 indicated that the Regents of the University of Washington had “...approved final drawing of the new art building to be built at an estimated cost of $1,323,000.” (See "U.W. Regents Accept Cancer Teaching Grant," Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 10/05/1947, p. HH28.)

The building was completed in 1949, and an east addition was added in 1969.

Alfred H. Croonquist designed a 46,074-square-foot addition for the UW Art Building in the 1960s. The addition was projected to be built in three phases: I would build 24,734 square feet; II would add 12,030 square feet; III would add an additional 9.310. Croonquist estimated that the additions would cost $1,105,000. The existing Art Building had 93,135 square feet, c. 1965.

PCAD id: 8706