Sixth & Wall – A Nexus of Information and Community

Sixth & Wall – A Nexus of Information and Community In 1948 the Hearst Corporation moved the Seattle Post-Intelligencer newspaper printing plant into this distinctive building. The prominent New York industrial engineering firm of Lockwood Greene, with Henry Bittman as the local associate architect, designed and constructed this building. Lockwood Greene, founded in 1832 - now a subsidiary of CH2M Hill - is the country’s oldest design firm. Designed in post-World War II Modern style, the building sought to retain and simplify the ... Read more

Fran’s Chocolates making plans to expand operations in Georgetown

Fran’s Chocolates at Original Rainier Brewery Sabey purchased the Original Rainier Brewery with the goal of bringing life back to these unique and historical buildings. We’re proud of the fact that after years of dormancy, the buildings shelter a diverse and colorful community of artists, craftsmen, designers, professional organizations, and now the renowned Fran’s Chocolates. The Brew House is among the last of the buildings to be occupied because it poses particularly difficult structural challenges. The building requires upgrading to today’s seismic safety ... Read more