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Amazon Building

Identification

Amazon Building
U.S. Marine Hospital
119376

Map

Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
rigid frame
steel
concrete
masonry
brick
applied masonry
brown
Art Deco

Usage

commercial office

Facts

  • The former hospital renovation cost over $40 million.
  • The 1932 Art Deco Marine Hospital closed in 1987 and Amazon renovated saving the classic structure as well as creating a unique Dot.com corporate center for the company.
  • Landmark status was granted on January 31, 1992 following a 9-0 vote.
  • Urban Land Institute 2000 Award for Excellence.
  • Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.
  • The base of the tower is located on Beacon Hill at an elevation of 350 feet above sea level.
  • The Marine facility opened with 312 beds in 1933, although the building was completed in late 1932.

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More Information

Location

1200 12th Avenue South
98174
U.S.A.

Technical Data

239.01 ft
16
1930
1932
1999
503

Involved Companies

Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

civil engineering, client, construction company, developer, electrical engineering, general contractor, mechanical engineering, owner, parking management, property management, structural engineering, tenant

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
  • City landmark
  • National landmark