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Emma Hinchliffe
Emma Hinchliffe

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July 5, 2023

Could Seattle's historic warehouses be key to successful office-to-housing conversions?

When Miller Hull learned about the city's recent office-to-residential design competition, which challenged building owners and architects to submit proposals exploring the conversion of existing downtown office space into new residential and commercial uses, the firm saw this as an opportunity to continue decades of work committed to exploring how good architecture and design can help the city and its inhabitants.

Miller Hull's entry, which came in joint second place, focused on the transformation of two historic warehouses from 1910, the Polson and Western buildings, which are located adjacent to one another in Pioneer Square.

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