Town Hall Seattle

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Town Hall Seattle
Fourth Church of Christ, Scientist
Seattle Town Hall 01B.jpg
Main auditorium of Town Hall, 2006
Address1119 Eighth Avenue
Seattle, Washington
United States
OwnerTown Hall Association
CapacityGreat Hall: 832
Downstairs at Town Hall: 275
Current useCultural center
Construction
Opened1916, 1922
ReopenedMarch 1999
ArchitectGeorge Foote Dunham
Website
www.townhallseattle.org
Town Hall Seattle is located in Seattle WA Downtown
Town Hall Seattle
Location of Town Hall Seattle in Seattle WA Downtown
Coordinates47°36′32″N 122°19′48″W / 47.60889°N 122.33000°W / 47.60889; -122.33000Coordinates: 47°36′32″N 122°19′48″W / 47.60889°N 122.33000°W / 47.60889; -122.33000
DesignatedNovember 2012[1]
Town Hall

Town Hall is a cultural center and performance hall located on Seattle, Washington, USA's First Hill. Built as the Fourth Church of Christ, Scientist, from 1916 to 1922, it was sold by the church to its current owners in 1998 and reopened in 1999. In 2017, Town Hall announced they raised $20 million for a "top-to-bottom" renovation.[2] In January 2019, they announced construction issues delayed their planned reopening.[3] Town Hall officially completed construction and reopened its doors to the public on May 16, 2019.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Several familiar buildings received landmark status this November, Front Porch: Seattle Department of Neighborhoods News and Events, 2012-11-26. Accessed: 2013-03-05.
  2. ^ ashly (2017-06-08). "A Message From Wier". Town Hall Seattle. Retrieved 2019-05-31.
  3. ^ Harman, Wier (2019-01-15). "An Important Update About Our Renovation". Town Hall Seattle. Retrieved 2019-05-31.
  4. ^ Miller, Missy (2019-05-16). "We Did It!". Town Hall Seattle. Retrieved 2019-05-31.

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