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

#
65

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 The Mark
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

Videos

23 May 2022

Three Projects, Three Levels Of Steel-Timber Hybrid Complexity

Case studies include Bullitt Center, Seattle, using steel BRB diagonal frames; Skylight, Portland, using GLT post-and-beam construction with steel tensioners and secondary frame; and 1...

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Research

04 April 2022

Advancing Tall Timber, One Code Revision at a Time

In 2021, several major obstacles were overcome in the path to adoption of mass timber as a viable option for high-rise construction in North America....

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Global News

07 April 2022

Retired Airplane to be Suspended Between a Seattle Complex

Japan-based architecture firm OSO has released a plan to suspend a Boeing 747 aircraft between two towers in a downtown Seattle complex designed by Henriquez...

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