Seattle

United States

Facts

Population

2,615,060 (2011)

Area

630 km²

243 mi²

Density

4150.9 people per km²

10750.8 people per mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

22 Completed • 0 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Most Common Function*

Office (82%)

Most Common Material*

Composite (48%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

65

Tallest City in

the World
#

10

Tallest City in

North America
#

8

Tallest City in

United States

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Columbia Center

284.4 m / 933 ft

2

Rainier Square

258.2 m / 847 ft

3

1201 Third Avenue Tower

235.3 m / 772 ft

4

Two Union Square

225.6 m / 740 ft

5

Seattle Municipal Tower

220.1 m / 722 ft

6

The Mark

196.8 m / 646 ft

7

Safeco Plaza

192 m / 630 ft

8

City Centre

184.8 m / 606 ft

9

Russell Investments Center

182.2 m / 598 ft

10

Wells Fargo Center

175 m / 574 ft

CTBUH People & Events

Videos

23 May 2022

Three Projects, Three Levels Of Steel-Timber Hybrid Complexity

Case studies include Bullitt Center, Seattle, using steel BRB diagonal frames; Skylight, Portland, using GLT post-and-beam construction with steel tensioners and secondary frame; and 1...

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Research

04 April 2022

Advancing Tall Timber, One Code Revision at a Time

In 2021, several major obstacles were overcome in the path to adoption of mass timber as a viable option for high-rise construction in North America....

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Global News

07 April 2022

Retired Airplane to be Suspended Between a Seattle Complex

Japan-based architecture firm OSO has released a plan to suspend a Boeing 747 aircraft between two towers in a downtown Seattle complex designed by Henriquez...

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