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“Seattle’s original downtown is getting its groove back, with shops popping up left and right along the historic sidewalks.” – Visit Seattle “Pioneer Square shines after revitalization of Seattle’s oldest neighborhood” - MyNorthwest.com. There’s no way around it: not only is Pioneer Square on the rise, it’s already risen, and part of that rise includes the influx of an impressive…

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37,308 days passed between Smith Tower's opening on Independence Day, 1914, and when the new Smith Tower visitor experience opened August 25, 2016. In 1914, it would be another 14 years before the Paramount Theatre opened, another 19 years before the Seattle Art Museum would open, another 33 years before Seattle would have an airport. Two world wars would spur the city…

The beginning of 2015 brought new exciting new opportunities to Smith Tower and its tenants when Seattle-based real estate owner and operator Unico Properties purchased the building. While not quite as long-standing as Smith Tower, Unico has an established history in downtown Seattle: the company was founded in 1953 to lease, manage, and develop the University of Washington's 10-acre Metropolitan…

  What:SPROUT Grand Opening featuring Live Music from Noon - 1:30pm and 5 - 6:30pm and a ribbon cutting at 4pm When:First Thursday, December 4th After a few weeks of being open, SPROUT is ready to celebrate with a Grand Opening. Come by Thursday (12/4) to experience live music, a free cup of soup with the purchase of a salad…

With the holiday season upon us, this notice is to inform you of upcoming extended holiday closures for the Management office. Thanksgiving Holiday: Thanksgiving Eve Nov 26th early closure 2:00pm Thanksgiving Day Nov 27th office will be CLOSED Day after Thanksgiving Nov 28th CLOSED Christmas Holiday: Christmas Eve Dec 24th early closure 2:00pm Christmas Day Dec 25th CLOSED Day after Christmas Dec 26th CLOSED New Year's Holiday: New Year's Eve Dec 31st early closure…

The classic Cinerama movie theater in downtown Seattle reopens today with a major renovation by Paul Allen.  The theater will feature a Christie 6P laser projector, which is said to be the first in a commercial theater, providing an enhanced picture for movie buffs. Designed by Studio 440 and completed by Abbott Construction, other upgrades include new screens, sound systems,…

You may have noticed docking stations like the one pictured above in Seattle's many neighborhoods recently as the city prepared to launch its years-in-the-making bike-sharing system.  Pronto officially kicked off yesterday at 1:00pm, adding 500 green-and-blue bikes to the streets of Seattle. Rental kiosks are currently available in the University District, Eastlake, South Lake Union, Belltown, downtown, Pioneer Square, the…

UPDATE: Submissions are now closed! Please visit our Facebook page July 1 - 18 to vote for your favorite photos! To celebrate 100 grand years, the Smith Tower wants to honor your memories of the building over the last century.  Whether you had office space in the Smith Tower, visited the Chinese Room & Observation Deck, or simply took a…

Goodman Real Estate tenants can now become Charter Members at the newest Seattle Executive Fitness location in the Smith Tower, which features 24/7 access. When you join in May and become a Charter Member, you benefit from the best rates and use of all three locations: Smith Tower (202 Yesler Way), Medical Dental Building (511 Olive Way), and Seattle Municipal…