clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

The Ten Tallest Buildings In Seattle

View as Map

With the news that Fifth & Columbia Tower will finally be breaking ground, a change in the guard is coming for downtown Seattle. When completed, the tower will become the fifth-tallest building in the Emerald City. It got us thinking that it was a good time for a refresher on which buildings tower over our fair city and which ones are taller than the rest.

Read More

Columbia Center

Copy Link

The 20th-tallest building in the United States, Seattle's tallest is 937 feet-tall and 76 stories high.

1201 Third Avenue Building

Copy Link

At 772 feet tall, it's the second-tallest building in Seattle and 60th-tallest in the U.S.

Two Union Square

Copy Link

With 56 stories, it actually has more than 1201 Third Avenue, but it's 32-feet shorter.

Seattle Municipal Tower

Copy Link

The tallest building constructed in Seattle in the 1990s, this 62-story building is 722 feet tall.

Safeco Plaza

Copy Link

Originally called the Seattle-First National Bank Building, it's 630-feet tall.

Space Needle

Copy Link

The Needle is the tallest observation tower in Washington and the 3rd-tallest observation tower in the United States.

Russell Investments Center

Copy Link

The tallest building constructed in Seattle in the 2000s, it's 598 feet tall.

US Bank Centre

Copy Link

Designed by Callison Architecture, it has 44 floors.

Wells Fargo Center

Copy Link

The exterior façade Wells Fargo Center is composed of a six-sided, steel-framed tower that features a combination of tinted continuous double-glazed glass and polished spring rose granite panels.

Bank of America 5th Ave Plaza

Copy Link

Amazingly, this building has been able to retain a minimum of 98% occupancy since it was opened.

Loading comments...

Columbia Center

The 20th-tallest building in the United States, Seattle's tallest is 937 feet-tall and 76 stories high.

1201 Third Avenue Building

At 772 feet tall, it's the second-tallest building in Seattle and 60th-tallest in the U.S.

Two Union Square

With 56 stories, it actually has more than 1201 Third Avenue, but it's 32-feet shorter.

Seattle Municipal Tower

The tallest building constructed in Seattle in the 1990s, this 62-story building is 722 feet tall.

Safeco Plaza

Originally called the Seattle-First National Bank Building, it's 630-feet tall.

Space Needle

The Needle is the tallest observation tower in Washington and the 3rd-tallest observation tower in the United States.

Russell Investments Center

The tallest building constructed in Seattle in the 2000s, it's 598 feet tall.

US Bank Centre

Designed by Callison Architecture, it has 44 floors.

Wells Fargo Center

The exterior façade Wells Fargo Center is composed of a six-sided, steel-framed tower that features a combination of tinted continuous double-glazed glass and polished spring rose granite panels.

Bank of America 5th Ave Plaza

Amazingly, this building has been able to retain a minimum of 98% occupancy since it was opened.