Planning The White Building

November 18th, 2011 @ 12:08 am by Cliffe | Sorted Historic Buildings |
Click Architectural drawing of the White Building by Howells & Stokes, 1908. Part of the master-planned Metropolitan Tract — the Cobb Building is the only one standing today. Demolished 1974. Image courtesy U.W. University Libraries Digital Collection.

13 Responses to “Planning The White Building”

  1. NickBob says:

    I cannot walk past Rainier Square without thinking about the White-Henry-Stewart Building. What a loss!

  2. Colin says:

    It’s sad that they had to leave us the bare minimum (The Cobb) to remember this massive building project by. The Rainier Tower could have simply rose out of the middle of these buildings.

  3. Ann says:

    I’m fortunate to have one of the best preserved of the Indian chief heads adorning the area just 15 feet from the desk of my ‘office’ in the state convention center.

  4. Kim says:

    Great to see the original location of the Indian Chief statues.

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  13. Rolland Jones says:

    I worked in Littler’s as a stock boy and remember the heads well. Sadly one is in front of a trailer park on 212th in Kent.

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