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Friday, May 3, 2013

Name This Building

Posted by on Fri, May 3, 2013 at 12:48 PM

Hint: It's in Pioneer Square. Hint 2: It functions like a big terrarium. Sort of.

Also, this is not a test: I don't know what it is, so you'll be telling me. I saw it last night during art walk.

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i too was captured by that building while working on a studio project in the neighborhood this past winter. never learned the name but it is gorgeous from the exterior.
Posted by captain underpants on May 5, 2013 at 11:11 AM · Report this
Wandergeist 17
The Human Zoo Lean-to.
Posted by Wandergeist on May 5, 2013 at 7:08 AM · Report this
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I used to deliver pizzas in there.
Posted by Lack Thereof on May 4, 2013 at 12:37 AM · Report this
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I also believe it was the building in which the office of the 1994 film Disclosure was set which starred Michael Douglas and Demi Moore. Many years ago (1999) when I moved here, I was walking around and saw it too and was like "where have I seen that building before?" Then it dawned on me soon thereafter.

Posted by ortolan on May 3, 2013 at 2:59 PM · Report this
Medina 14
Funny, I was moving my office from the Court in the Square years ago. Hauled a desk through a Wedding reception. Definitely received the icy stare from the bride.
Posted by Medina on May 3, 2013 at 2:35 PM · Report this
Big Matt G 13
"Court in the Square" is a crap name. I shall call it "The Keyhole."
Posted by Big Matt G on May 3, 2013 at 2:34 PM · Report this
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I went to a wedding there once. Kinda weird.
Posted by kerri harrop http://generalbonkers.com on May 3, 2013 at 2:26 PM · Report this
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I think that's the court in the square - I looked at having my wedding reception there a couple of months, ago, but it was way too $$$$$.
Posted by glerg on May 3, 2013 at 2:03 PM · Report this
Bauhaus I 10
That Glass Structure That Blocks Access to the Street?
Posted by Bauhaus I on May 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM · Report this
RebR 9
Anderson, Koch and Smith designed the Court in the Square by joining the Goldsmith building and the Northcoast building.
Posted by RebR on May 3, 2013 at 1:50 PM · Report this
Max Solomon 8
That's where Common Ground's offices are.
Posted by Max Solomon on May 3, 2013 at 1:37 PM · Report this
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I don't know the name of the building, but it must be either really drunk or really tired, because it's laying down on its side.
Posted by Clayton on May 3, 2013 at 1:20 PM · Report this
Fnarf 6
@2 is correct: it's called "Court in the Square", and it is apparently a huge spot for weddings, though all I've ever seen in there is people drinking coffee or waiting for elevators. It's not really a building at all, just an atrium (built in 1985) between the 1900 Northcoast Building on the right and the 1907 Goldsmith Building on the left.
Posted by Fnarf http://www.facebook.com/fnarf on May 3, 2013 at 1:16 PM · Report this
Renton Mike 5
I used to work in that building but I don't remember the name. It's on 2nd between Tiki Bob's and Zeitgeist.
Posted by Renton Mike on May 3, 2013 at 1:15 PM · Report this
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Yes, Court in the Square. I work in this building. They do a lot of weekend weddings in the courtyard/terrarium. It is always awkward when I have to come in to work on a Saturday to cut through a wedding ceremony with my bike.
Posted by terrarium inhabitant on May 3, 2013 at 1:14 PM · Report this
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I don't know, but I used to work in the building on the right side of the atrium.
Posted by Jizzlobber on May 3, 2013 at 1:11 PM · Report this
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Court in the square
Posted by Weddingssuck on May 3, 2013 at 1:02 PM · Report this
Pope Peabrain 1
Tivoli Terraria.
Posted by Pope Peabrain on May 3, 2013 at 12:57 PM · Report this

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