Atop Seattle’s Oldest Skyscraper

Smith Tower  has been a recognizable element in the Seattle skyline since its construction. The white tower with a pyramidal top at the southern end of downtown is visible from northbound I-5 as soon as you pass that curve near Boeing field, and from Elliot Bay with its dozens of daily ferries, cruises, and cargo ships.… Read More Atop Seattle’s Oldest Skyscraper

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Building Feature: Seattle’s Pioneer Building

The Pioneer Building is located at the south end of downtown Seattle in the aptly named Pioneer Square neighborhood. Pioneer Square was once the heart of Seattle and due to the shift of downtown to the north, the neighborhood has retained a number of historic buildings. Several blocks around the Pioneer Building make up the Pioneer Square-Skid… Read More Building Feature: Seattle’s Pioneer Building