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Monday, December 23, 2013

What modern architecture is worth saving in Seattle?

Paul Thiry, chief architect and planner for the 1962 World’s Fair, designed much of Seattle Center, most notably KeyArena. It’s remarkably fluid and graceful for such a big building, and the tripod buttresses express structure with both honesty and theatrical flair.