Seattle Central Area library

<a href=”http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/visualart/290720_architecture02.html&#8221;Seattle PI article
Several weeks ago, I swung by the opening of the new Seattle Central Area (Douglass-Truth) library. I came away quite impressed. I think it’s one of the most contemporary additions to the library system in Seattle sans the new Central Library of course. The PI just finished a review and came away disappointed that they didn’t tear down the old classical building and produce a far larger contemporary building. I think the merging of old and new is cool. Although, the article mentions the architects originally proposed a larger addition. I wonder what the original proposal looked like? In any event, happy to see the library bond continuing to introduce great architecture to the city.

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One Comment on “Seattle Central Area library”

  1. Wow, that is stunning. I actually love the idea of adding modern architecture to existing classical buildings. Can’t wait to see this the next time I’m in town!


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