Seattle

United States

Facts

Population

2,615,060 (2011)

Area

630 km² • 243 mi²

Density

4,150.9 people per km²

10,750.8 people per mi²

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
66

Tallest City in

the World

#
10

Tallest City in

North America
#
8

Tallest City in

United States

Buildings

RANK
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height
1 Columbia Center
284.4 m / 933  ft
2 Rainier Square
258.2 m / 847  ft
3 1201 Third Avenue Tower
235.3 m / 772  ft
4 Two Union Square
225.6 m / 740  ft
5 Seattle Municipal Tower
220.1 m / 722  ft
6 F5 Tower
196.8 m / 646  ft
7 Safeco Plaza
192 m / 630  ft
8 City Centre
184.8 m / 606  ft
9 Russell Investments Center
182.2 m / 598  ft
10 Wells Fargo Center
175 m / 574  ft

CTBUH People & Events

Don Davies

CTBUH Advisory Group

Don Davies

Davies-Crooks Associates

CTBUH Seattle Presents: Breathing New Life into the City

09 May 2024

CTBUH Seattle Future Leaders Presents: 35 Stone—Mass Timber Commercial Office Tour

05 February 2024

Videos

23 May 2022

Heartwood Workforce Housing : Glulam / CLT and Steel BRB Frames

Heartwood is a 126-unit workforce housing project, one of the first Type IV-C 8-story mass timber/steel hybrid and is currently under construction in Seattle, WA....

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Research

05 July 2023

We All Love to Get High: Optimizing Observation Deck Design

Height is aspirational, and having the best view from that height has become a driver in contemporary tall building design. Likewise, observation decks are a...

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Global News

27 March 2024

Seattle Proposes Legislation for Commercial to Convert to Residential

Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell has proposed legislation to make it easier for property owners to convert their commercial buildings for residential use. The new legislation...

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