Firestone Tire Building To Become Most Sustainable Of Its Kind, Size In The World

Source: BisNow

June 11, 2018

Since 1929 the Firestone Tire building at 400 Westlake has been the center of Seattle’s historic auto hub, sitting between a former Ford plant and a Kenworth Trucks building. Soon the Art Deco building will become part of a new type of history: It is set to be the world’s most sustainable non-owner-occupied office building of its size in the world.

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Looking at the Transformation of a Historic Building in a Changing City

Source: The Registry

May 29, 2018

In the current era of growth occurring throughout Seattle’s downtown core, much of the attention is on ground-up developments that are underway. And although Seattle is a growing city, numerous efforts are also made to preserve the history of the city by transforming existing historic buildings. Martin Selig Real Estate is one such developer and plans to transform the four-story Federal Reserve Building—located at 1015 2nd Ave. in downtown Seattle—a historic structure custom-built in 1950.

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