Seattle Central Area library

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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.


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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