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Photos from, inside, above and of the magnificent 55-story Washington Mutual Tower in Seattle, WA designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and opened in 1988.

Also known by its address as '1201 Third Avenue.'


KPF - Kohn Pedersen Fox flickr Group
http://flickr.com/groups/kpf/

For more information on Seattle's Washington Mutual Tower
Links:
Washington Mutual Tower Web Site
Wikipedia: Washington Mutual Tower
Emporis: Washington Mutual Tower
Equity Office: Washington Mutual Tower
Wright Runstad & Co.: Washington Mutual Tower (pdf)
Urban Land Institute - Case Study: Washington Mutual Tower
Glass, Steel & Stone: Washington Mutual Tower
SkyscraperCity: Washington Mutual Tower

Articles/Reviews [several available from the electronic resources of your local library website]:
“Classic Tower for Downtown Seattle.” Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce, 26 July 1985.

Petrich, Caroline. “Romance on Third Avenue.” Arcade: The Northwest Journal for Architecture and Design, August/September 1985.

Egan, Timothy. “Seattle: A 55-Story Tower Inaugurates A new Downtown Zoning Plan,”
New York Times, 11 May 1986.

Anderson, Grace. “Five by KPF.” Architectural Record, February 1987.

Goldberger, Paul. “Proud of Its Height, A New Tower Rules Over Seattle,” New York Times, 27 November 1988.

McQuade, Walter. “The High Rise of Kohn Pedersen Fox,” Architecture, May 1989.

Gregerson, John, “Seattle tower earns its place on the skyline.” Building Design and Construction, March 1990.

Canty, Donald J. “Northwest Passage.” Architecture, May 1990.
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Book:
Chao, Sonia and Abramson, Trevor. Kohn Pederson Fox: Buildings and Projects 1976-1986. New York: Rizzoli Publications, 1987.

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