Phase I: Seismic repairs and bracing were designed following the 2001 Nisqually earthquake. Water intrusion was significant requiring a roof replacement.
Phase II: $8.2 million, 75,000 sf comprehensive renovation of the historic building including; Seismic, ADA, new mechanical systems, waterlines, windows, sprinklering and fire, life safety upgrades, new restroom facilities, masonry facade tied, new lighting, primary power, and power distribution systems were replaced.
SMSA worked extensively with Seattle Parks & Recreation staff, stakeholders, tenants, and the community to envision the building’s future purpose. The renovated building continues to house artist studios, non-profit rental space, rental of the Officer’s Club, and hangar for large public assemblies.