City of Seattle

Ed Murray, Mayor


SUBJECT:   City of Seattle to Reopen King Street Stationís Main Waiting Room
4/22/2013  11:30:00 AM
Richard Sheridan  (206) 684-8540

City of Seattle to Reopen King Street Station’s Main Waiting Room

SEATTLE – This Wednesday, April 24, Mayor Mike McGinn and other distinguished guests will join the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) in a ceremony to officially reopen the main waiting room of King Street Station.

SDOT restored the waiting room to its original 1906 grandeur with an ornamental plaster ceiling, marble walls, glass mosaic tile wall band, terrazzo floors and a new grand chandelier. Featuring music performed by the Ballard Sedentary Sousa Band, the event will mark the official completion of the station’s public space renovation and seismic retrofit.

Date:    Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Time:    11:00 -11:45 a.m.
Place:   Main Waiting Room, King Street Station, 303 S. Jackson Street, Seattle (waiting room entrance located on the track level at the intersection of S King Street and Third Avenue S)

A media tour of the rehabilitated structure will occur at the end of the ceremony led by the Trevina Wang, King Street Station’s project manager. Included will be a visit to the top of the clock tower.