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Seattle, WA: Critic's Choice: Best of Seattle Architecture

  • 901 12th Avenue Seattle, WA, 98122 United States (map)

Architect and author, Sheri Olson, FAIA, former architecture critic for the Seattle PI and a contributing editor to Architectural Record will lead a tour of Seattle’s best architecture from the Chapel of St. Ignatius on Seattle University’s campus to the new Pike Place MarketFront.

Along the way, Sheri will provide historical and cultural context for ten buildings explaining why they and their designers are significant. The walk will include architects from Minoru Yamasaki (the World Trade Center, NY) to Rem Koolhaas and projects range from cultural institutions to ground-breaking green designs. As a journalist, Sheri had a rare opportunity to talk with many of the architects and will share the back story.

Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019

Time: 1:00- 3:00 pm


Start: 901 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122 King

End: 87 Virginia St, Seattle, WA 98101 King

Host: Sheri Olson, Sheri Olson Architecture

Modality: Walking

RSVP: Yes, Limited to 12 participants. RSVP to

Accessibility: Wheelchairs, Seniors, Children