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Henry M. Jackson Federal Building

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Identification

Henry M. Jackson Federal Building
the Federal Center, JFB
119377

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Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
steel
granite
modernism

Usages

commercial office governmental office

Facts

  • The building is popularly referred to as the "JFB".
  • The Federal Office Building was renamed shortly after U.S. Senator "Scoop" Jackson's death in 1983.
  • Seattle's Burke Building sat on the corner of Second and Marion Streets from 1889 to 1971, then razed to make room for the Federal Building. Decorative elements from the Burke Building were built into the plaza, and the Romanesque entry arch still stands on Second Avenue.
  • In January 2006 the building underwent a $36 million renovation, including seismic strengthening and upgrades to the mechanical and elevator systems.
  • Winner of the AIA Honor Award in 1976.

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Location

901-923 Second Avenue
100-122 Marion Street, 101-125 Madison Street, 900-922 First Avenue
915 Second Avenue & Madison
98101
Seattle
Washington
U.S.A.

Technical Data

487.01 ft
487.01 ft
37
1971
1974
2009
2007

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2009

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