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King County Courthouse

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Identification

King County Courthouse
119454

Map

Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
steel
brick
applied masonry
white
beaux-arts / historism

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • Roof cap decorated with a copper cornice embellished with eagles and medallions.
  • After completion a three story "attic" was added to provide a location for the King County Jail.
  • The KCC has a total of sixteen courtrooms.
  • A.W. Gould designed the original five-story structure (1914-17). Henry Bittman, with J.L. McCauley, designed the addition of the upper six stories (1929-31).
  • There are 16 courtrooms which contain their original 1923 woodwork, benches, and jury boxes.

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Location

500-598 Third Avenue
301-399 James Street, 501-599 Fourth Avenue
516 Third Avenue
98104
Pioneer Square
Seattle
Washington
U.S.A.

Technical Data

195.00 ft
195.00 ft
12
1914
1931
2006
8

Involved Companies


J.L. McCauley

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2006


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Features & Amenities

  • City landmark
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