AKA: Lady Schick Building, Seattle, WA

Structure Type: built works - commercial buildings - office buildings

Designers: 3D/International (3DI), Incorporated (firm); Magnusson Klemencic Associates (MKA) Structural + Civil Engineers (firm); Ronald Klemencic (structural engineer); Jon Magnusson (structural engineer); Charles B. Thomsen (architect)

Dates: constructed 1984-1985

30 stories

1501 4th Avenue
Downtown, Seattle, WA 98101-3225

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The Century Square Limited Partnership erected this corner office building in 1984-1985, selling it in the latter year to the 1501 Avenue Limited Partnership. Ownership changed hands again on 09/20/2008, when Pike Street Investors LLC purchased it. In 2007, a Shoe Pavilion franchise store (defunct in 11/2008) occupied the first floor location on the northeast corner of Pike Street and 3rd Avenue. Facing 3rd Avenue, a food court called Century Square Food and Drink operated.

Located across from Westlake Center, this 30-story office and retail building contained 755,000 gross square feet, 597,771 net. (One source indicated it be in the middle, 676,299 square feet. See "Century Square,"Accessed 09/22/2014.) It had an appraised value in 2008 of $160,227,000.