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City Hall

Seattle’s City Hall, located at 600 Fourth Ave., replaced the Municipal Building. It houses offices and chambers for the Mayor, City Council, City Attorney and other City functions. City Hall is the symbolic heart of the Civic Center, and an important public landmark that invites Seattle’s citizens to participate in and celebrate their community, while creating an efficient workplace for City government.

   Completed: 2003

   $72 million

   Bassetti Architects/Bohlin
   Cywinski Jackson Joint Venture

Landscape Design:                       
   Gustafson Guthrie Nichol Ltd  
   with Swift and Company Landscape Architects

Lead Artist :                        
   Belize Brother

General Contractor/Construction Manager :
   Hoffman Construction

City Hall Dedication Photos:


City Hall Plaza

After the new City Hall was built, an open plaza was created on the west edge of City Hall along Fourth Avenue. The City Hall Plaza is a gathering place that is host to public activities, including summer concerts, health fairs, and a variety of other civic events.

Project Schedule:
   Completed 2005

   $14 million

Landscape Design:
   Gustafson Guthrie Nichol Ltd
   Barbara Swift, Swift and Company

Lead Artist:
   Beliz Brother

   City Hall looking East
City Hall looking East

City Hall Looking West
City Hall looking West










Plaza looking East
Plaza looking East

Plaza Fountain
Plaza Fountain