IBM Building - Seattle Architect: Minoru Yamasaki & NBBJ - 1964

Architects Biographies

Explore the history of the mid-century style through reading about the work of nearly 200 architects and designers who practiced in the Pacific Northwest during 1950s, '60s and '70s.
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Save the Reactor Wins Advocacy Award!

2017 Modernism Awards

Our Save the Reactor effort received an Award of Excellence in Advocacy from Docomomo US on October 6 in New York City!
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UW Must Comply With Landmarks Ordinance

On July 20, the State Supreme Court issued an opinion declaring that the University of Washington is subject to the Seattle Landmarks Preservation Ordinance. This is a huge victory for preservation advocates and the City of Seattle. Although the Nuclear Reactor Building was demolished, it left a legacy that is now tied to precedent-setting case law.
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