Cirrus (Seattle building)

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Cirrus (Seattle building) is located in Seattle WA Downtown
Cirrus (Seattle building)
Location within downtown Seattle
Alternative names 2030 8th Avenue
General information
Status Complete
Type Residential
Architectural style Modern
Address 2030 8th Avenue
Seattle, Washington
Coordinates 47°36′59″N 122°20′15″W / 47.616516°N 122.337400°W / 47.616516; -122.337400Coordinates: 47°36′59″N 122°20′15″W / 47.616516°N 122.337400°W / 47.616516; -122.337400
Construction started May 2013
Topped-out 2015
Opened October 2015 (2015-10)
Landlord Windsor Communities
Roof 440 feet (130 m)
Technical details
Floor count 41
Design and construction
Architecture firm Weber Thompson
Developer GID Development Group
Other information
Number of units 355
Parking 330 spaces

Cirrus is a 440-foot-tall (130 m)[1] residential skyscraper in the Denny Triangle neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. The building, named after the cirrus cloud,[3] has 41 floors and is located at the intersection of Westlake Avenue, 8th Avenue and Lenora Street. Construction on Cirrus, then known as 2030 8th Avenue, began in May 2013 and is expected to finish in 2015.[4][5] The building was originally designed for condominiums but was reconfigured for smaller apartments by architects Weber Thompson after GID Development desired a move to the rental market.[6]

The building opened in October 2015, with the average monthly rent for a 1-bedroom apartment at $2,903. GID Development is also developing a second apartment building named "Stratus" across Lenora Street from Cirrus.[3][7]

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  1. ^ a b "2030 8th Avenue". CTBUH Skyscraper Database. 
  2. ^ Cirrus at Emporis
  3. ^ a b Bhatt, Sanjay (October 29, 2015). "$2,903 a month rents a one-bedroom, but wine storage is extra". The Seattle Times. Retrieved December 10, 2015. 
  4. ^ Cohen, Aubrey (May 14, 2013). "Construction starts on 41-story downtown apartment tower". Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Retrieved August 6, 2015. 
  5. ^ Stiles, Marc (May 7, 2013). "Seattle newcomer GID breaks ground on downtown 40-story apartment building". Puget Sound Business Journal. Retrieved August 6, 2015. 
  6. ^ Cheek, Lawrence W. (September 10, 2015). "Very vertical Seattle: The city builds up to create more homes downtown". The Seattle Times. Retrieved September 12, 2015. 
  7. ^ Stiles, Marc (October 1, 2014). "Whoa, Nellie – Apartment developer buys site from Cornish College for 400-foot tower". Puget Sound Business Journal. Retrieved December 10, 2015. 

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