Smith Tower

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Height: Architectural 140.8 m / 462 ft
Height: To Tip 147.5 m / 484 ft
Height: Observatory 119.5 m / 392 ft
Floors Above Ground 38
Floors Below Ground 1
# of Elevators 7
Tower GFA 28,275 m² / 304,350 ft²


Official Name Smith Tower
Other Names L.C. Smith Building
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City Seattle
Street Address & Map 506 Second Avenue
Postal Code 98104
Original Function office
Current Function office / residential
Structural Material steel
Landmark Status local
Construction Start 1911
Completion 1914
Retrofit End 1999

Original Companies Involved

• Current Unico Properties
• Past CBRE Capital Markets; Walton Street Capital
Design Gaggin & Gaggin
Main Contractor E.E. Davis Company
Material Supplier
• Elevator Otis Elevator Company

Retrofit Companies Involved

• Past Samis Land Company
Design Coughlin Porter Lundeen; Mithun Architects + Designers + Planners

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