The Western Building

Seattle Tunnel Project
2:14 pm
Tue December 21, 2010

Artists' building endangered by Seattle tunnel project

Some of the artists at The Western Building

The deep bore tunnel that will replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct along Seattle's waterfront could be bad news for the century-old Western Building in Pioneer Square.  

The six story building sits on top of fill dirt and rotted pilings, and the Washington Transportation Department says it could settle a few inches during construction.  

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