Proposal under consideration by City of Seattle:

  STEP 1 - demolish this building (1890s)

  STEP 2 - build glass and steel hotel skyscraper (no parking)

 

 

 


 

WHAT IS HAPPENING?

A developer has proposed demolishing the Green Tortoise (Hahn) building and replacing it with a 14 story glass/steel hotel without any parking.

 

project #3028428

103 Pike Street

SE corner of 1st Ave and Pike Street

WHO IS OPPOSED?

Eugenia Woo

Director of Preservation Services

Historic Seattle

If the Hahn Building is allowed to be demolished and replaced with the proposed new building, the context of the “Four Corners” of 1st and Pike will forever be destroyed.

Alice Winship

President 

Association of King Co Historical Organizations

The Market entrance, as featured on so many postcards and souvenirs, would be irreparably damaged.

85,000+

Change.org Petitioners

Since Jan 2018 more than 82,000 people have signed the Change.org petition opposing this development.

what's at stake
HISTORY
The Hahn building dates back to the 1890s.
what's at stake
TRAFFIC
The Pike Place Market entrance already experiences heavy traffic and faces uncertainty with impending 1st Ave Streetcar and viaduct demolition.
what's at stake
SCALE & SYMMETRY
No building at the four corners of the market entrance is taller than 3 stories.
what's at stake
LIGHT
A high-rise building would change the light environment, including shadows and possible reflection from exterior surfaces.

SIMPLE THINGS YOU CAN DO TO DEMONSTRATE YOUR OPPOSITION

 

1

 FOLLOW "Save The Market Entrance" ON FACEBOOK  

Join our Facebook community to hear the latest news and share your thoughts on this project.  

2

 TELL CITY OF SEATTLE LEADERS WHAT YOU THINK

Quickly email Seattle's leaders here.

3

SIGN THE PETITION

Please join more than 82,000 people that have signed already!

Share with friends!

https://www.change.org/p/city-of-seattle-save-the-market-entrance

 

 

QUESTIONS?

Contact Save The Market Entrance at info@savethemarketentrance.org

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