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King Street Station

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Identification

King Street Station
119492

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Structure in General

building with towers
existing [completed]
renaissance revival

Usages

rail station

Facts

  • A complete rejuvenation of the entire complex was proposed in 2001, but this plan has been put on hold as the financial difficulties of Amtrak have worsened.
  • This is the Seattle station for Amtrak trains.
  • When it opened the tower was the tallest building in the city.
  • Opened May 10, 1906.
  • Seattle's commuter rail "Sounder" also uses King Street Station.
  • In 1902 railroad companies Great Northern and Northern Pacific agreed to build a mile long tunnel under downtown Seattle and a new terminal.
  • Closely modeled after the campanile at the Piazza de San Marco in Venice, Italy.
  • Listed on National Register of Historic Places 1973.
  • Designed by the architects who also designed New York's Grand Central Station.
  • Renovations to the common rooms, terrazzo flooring, ornate high ceilings, classical columns at a cost of over $16 million were completed in early 2006.

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Location

303 South King Street
303 South King Street
98104
Pioneer Square
Seattle
Washington
U.S.A.

Technical Data

247.00 ft
247.00 ft
1904
1906
2007

Involved Companies

Reed & Stem

2007


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Features & Amenities

  • National landmark
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