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United States Courthouse

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Identification

United States Courthouse
the William Kenzo Nakamura US Courthouse
137969

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
concrete
terra-cotta
exposed structure
white
art deco

Usages

governmental office

Facts

  • The Courthouse occupies an entire city block.
  • The facility was full to capacity in 1987.
  • First building in the West designed exclusively as a Federal Courthouse, and only the second, single-use Federal Courthouse constructed in the United States.
  • This site was previously occupied by the first Sisters of Providence Hospital, designed and built in 1882 by Mother Joseph with Donald MacKay.
  • Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.

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Location

1000-1024 Fifth Avenue
500-524 Madison Street, 501-525 Spring Street, 1001-1025 Sixth Avenue
1010 Fifth Avenue, bounded by Fifth & Sixth avenues and Spring & Madison streets
98104-1195
Seattle
Washington
U.S.A.

Technical Data

53.34 m
67.06 m
31.70 m
12
1939
Aug 1940
2008
$1,707,000

Involved Companies


Gilbert Stanley Underwood
Louis A. Simon

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2008


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Features & Amenities

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