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Old July 26th, 2016, 05:47 PM   #1421
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My bet is it's got to be a Hilton. For a global business center, Hilton's property I Seattle is a tiny little blip.
I thought that was a jail.
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Old August 20th, 2016, 08:37 PM   #1422
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Old August 20th, 2016, 08:39 PM   #1423
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Old August 20th, 2016, 08:39 PM   #1424
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Old August 20th, 2016, 08:41 PM   #1425
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Old August 20th, 2016, 09:59 PM   #1426
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These are great pics. From the camera's birds-eye-view makes it look so far from cresting ground level. Your's are much clearer and proves this is further along than I thought!
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Old August 20th, 2016, 11:04 PM   #1427
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Seems to me like this project has been lagging a little…can't wait to see it rise on the skyline!
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Old August 21st, 2016, 12:01 AM   #1428
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Id say its been pretty massive progress to be almost at street level. The site is enormous coupled with demo and a very deep subgrade.
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Old August 21st, 2016, 04:10 AM   #1429
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Id say its been pretty massive progress to be almost at street level. The site is enormous coupled with demo and a very deep subgrade.
I agree. I rode by this morning and was shocked by how quickly it's coming along. Now that it's at street level, I think it will really take off.
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Old August 21st, 2016, 02:34 PM   #1430
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It might not actually appear to 'take off' until they finish with the massive podium. Once it's only the tower it will speed up. Regardless, once it's above ground we'll be able to see the progress easier than we can when its underground.
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Old August 23rd, 2016, 06:27 AM   #1431
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Is it a steel or concrete framed tower.

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Old August 23rd, 2016, 06:43 AM   #1432
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Not sure I recall a steel-framed highrise hotel in this city, not that I always pay attention.

Floor-to-floor heights and sound transmission tend to mean concrete for hotels and apartments.
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Old August 23rd, 2016, 08:33 PM   #1433
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So this one will be under construction for quite some time.
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Old August 23rd, 2016, 09:01 PM   #1434
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So this one will be under construction for quite some time.
This project has a massive team (or so it appears at the moment). I think we'll all be surprised.
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Old August 23rd, 2016, 09:07 PM   #1435
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Steel highrise hotels are just not an industry norm.
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Old August 24th, 2016, 01:35 AM   #1436
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I know it's an afterthought, but the SLS hotel in The Mark is steel framed.
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So is the new Wilshire in L.A
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Old August 24th, 2016, 05:22 AM   #1438
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Old August 24th, 2016, 05:54 PM   #1439
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This one will be a great addition to the skyline from the south lake Union view.
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Old August 28th, 2016, 09:13 PM   #1440
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