Henry M. Jackson Federal Building


Henry M. Jackson Federal Building

Infobox Skyscraper
building_name = Henry M. Jackson Federal Building


caption = Henry M. Jackson Federal Building; in the foreground is part of the portal arch of the Burke Building (1900), which used to stand here.
built = 1974
use = office
location = 915 Second Avenue, Seattle, USA
roof = 148 m
top_floor =
antenna_spire =
floor_count = 37
floor_area =
elevator_count =
architect = Bassetti Architects, John Graham and Associates
skyscraperpage_id = 4709
The Henry M. Jackson Federal Building is a 37-story United States Federal Government skyscraper in downtown Seattle, Washington. Located on the block bounded by Marion and Madison Streets and 1st and 2nd Avenues, it was completed in 1974 and won the AIA Honor Award in 1976. It received its current name after the death of U.S. Senator Henry M. Jackson in 1983. [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=henrymjacksonfederalbuilding-seattle-wa-usa Henry M. Jackson Federal Building] , Emporis. Accessed online 29 January 2008.]

Among the buildings that were torn down to build the federal building were the Richardsonian Romanesque [Heather MacIntosh, [http://www.historicseattle.org/preservationseattle/neighborhoods/defaultmay2.htm Seattle's Canyon of Dreams: Preservation along Second Avenue] , "Preservation Seattle" (Historic Seattle), May 2003. Accessed online 29 January 2008.] Burke Building (built 1889–91),cite book
first = Nard
last = Jones
year = 1972
title = Seattle
publisher = Doubleday
id = ISBN 0-385-01875-4
pages = p. 21
] the Hotel Stevens,fact|date=January 2008 and the Tivoli Theater, a burlesque house.

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