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Cornerspotter: Seattle's Stop-Gap Governmental Home

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Cornerspotter is the Curbed Seattle feature in which we show you a historical photo taken somewhere in the city and you identify the location. Impress fellow Curbed readers with your knowledge by leaving guesses in the comments or send them to our tipline: seattle@curbed.com. We'll post the answer on Friday. And hey: no cheating!


Image: Wikimedia

Under construction in 1961, you won't be able to go see the end result in person...it's already been demolished. Many would say it's no big loss from an architectural and design standpoint. It was said by some that it resembled a motel more than a building meant for city government. One even said that the best part about working inside this place was "that you don't have to look at it." It may be gone but can you guess what this building was and where it's located?