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20 iconic Seattle buildings

From the Suzzallo Library to Hat ‘n’ Boots, these buildings all have something to say about Seattle.

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Frank Lloyd Wright's 5 closest homes to Seattle, mapped

He doesn’t have a huge presence in the Pacific Northwest—but there are a few homes around.

Classic Ralph Anderson midcentury home asks $1.4 million in Burien

Get ready for pretty courtyards and big views

Elizabeth Ayer was a pioneer in 20th-century architecture

Washington State’s first registered female architect left her legacy all over the Puget Sound

Wood-filled Ralph Anderson home asks $1 million in Queen Anne

This lofted contemporary has layers of views

Paul Thiry and Ray Eckmann: Two unusual men behind an unusual building at 45th and the Ave

You might know it as the American Apparel building—or vacant space

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8 Pacific Northwest works by Robert Reamer

From forest lodges to Art Deco towers

Ralph Anderson home with stunning views listed for $2.5 million

Plenty of open-air gathering spaces wrap around this Mercer Island house

Ralph Anderson home built for Jim Whittaker listed for $1.3 million

Two local legends combine for one incredible house

Milton Stricker-designed home on the Hood Canal listed for $619K

The Frank Lloyd Wright fellow designed this Kingston home with big views.

A midcentury Ralph Anderson home wraps around a courtyard

Listed for $1.14 million, this Bellevue home brings the outdoors inside

West Edge tower almost finished at Second and Pike

See inside the mixed-use, Tom Kundig-designed building

Pristine 1966 Ralph Anderson listed for $1.6M

It’s the home’s first time ever on the market.

Midcentury Ralph Anderson home listed on Mercer Island for $1.6 million

A sleek home surrounded by trees

Lionel Pries waterfront mansion lists at $2.6M

Here’s a proper mansion.

A rotunda of a house on Vashon lists for $1.1M

Is that a circus tent?

This Woodinville geodesic dome is Buckminster Fuller-approved

This home features a wealth of conversation starters—including a signature from the father of geodesic domes himself.

Live and work luxuriously in this top-floor Tom Kundig penthouse

Including a sauna, a library, and a 1600-square-foot terrace.

This 1929 Fred Anhalt penthouse is full of historic details

This tudor revival penthouse feels like a single-family home from the inside, with soaring cathedral ceilings and nearly 2500 square feet of space.

5 of our favorite Seattle-area homes from June

Homes in all shapes and sizes from 200 square feet to more than 7,000.

A Jim Cutler-designed NW contemporary on Bainbridge for $750K

Settle in to 1,792 square feet of northwest contemporary style by Jim Cutler. The house was built in 1980, but looks like it could be new.

Ralph Anderson’s ‘Glass Cathedral’ on Lake Washington listed for $1.6 million

This 1964 home by the iconic northwest architect is built for sunrises.

Experience views from the North Admiral hillside in this Arnold G. Ganges midcentury

This three-bedroom home with downtown views was designed by one of Seattle’s prolific midcentury architects.

Award-winning Innis Arden Modern lists at $1.6M

The indoor panoramas are great, too

A bit of Robert Hanna history in this Shoreline midcentury

Few homes touch on as many parts of Seattle’s history as this midcentury in Shoreline.

An art-loving Orcas estate lists for $1.9M

Designed by prolific San Juans architect Roy Lundgren to maximize views and filled with art by the original owners, there’s no square inch of this property that doesn’t have something beautiful to contemplate.

5 of our favorite Seattle-area homes from March

From little cabins to whole airfields, here are some of our favorite homes for sale from last month.

Modern by Olson Kundig lists at $3.5M

Modern in both form and function: living roof above, geothermal below

Most expensive condo ever on the market - $13.8M

A penthouse work of art by Rick Sundberg and Gregory Carmichael

Roy Lundgren design sit on an Orcas Island hilltop

Sit high on a hill with the sea for a moat

Ralph Anderson waterfront on market after 30 years

See what an architect designed for his family

5 of our favorite Seattle-area homes from January

High over the city or down by the water, what’s your preference?

Earth-bermed Phil Kallsen design lists for $775K

A house that settles into rather than sits on the Earth

Entertain in a glass house by Eric Cobb

Unapologetically modern in style and price

5 of our favorite Seattle-area homes from December

December, a time for cozy traditions - and skiing

Hal Moldstad Northwest Contemporary asks $2.2M

Own a home built by Bill Gates’ and Paul Allen’s architect

North Tacoma home by Alan Liddle lists for $1.25M

A well-placed residence from one of the region’s leading modern architects

Tacoma’s distinctive 1893 Cutter House asking $947K

Designed by noted early Washington architect Kirtland Cutter

5 of our favorite Seattle-area homes from October

Unique homes happen, which is why real estate isn’t boring