City of Seattle
Bassetti Architects/Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, Seattle
Shiels Obletz Johnsen, Seattle
Hoffman Construction, Seattle
KPFF Consulting Engineers, Seattle
SvR Design, Seattle
Shannon and Wilson, Seattle
The Greenbusch Group, Seattle
Gustafson Partners with Swift & Co., Seattle
Davis Langdon Adamson
Photo by Jon Silver
Location: 600 Fourth Ave., Seattle
100 feet from Fifth Avenue,
including seven stories and two lower levels
Size: 200,000 square feet
Project cost: $72 million
Building population: 320
Groundbreaking: April 4, 2001
Topping out: April 15, 2002
Tenants: Mayor’s office, City Council, city clerk, Office of Intergovernmental Relations, Office of Planning and Management, Department of Finance, Seattle Channel, Citizen Service Bureau, city attorney/civil division
Opening:The targeted substantial completion date was April 15,
though the city will wait until June to begin moving in.
The official dedication will be in September.
LEED certification: The new City Hall was designed under the city’s sustainable-building policy, enacted in 2000. The building is expected to reap a LEED silver rating.