Are High-Rise Wood Buildings in Seattle’s Future?
Is Seattle ready for high-rises built of wood after 80 years of concrete-and-steel buildings?
When architect Joe Mayo walks into his office, he’s steeped in Seattle history. Mahlum Architects is located in Pioneer Square’s 1910 Polson Building, which served as a warehouse for gold mining equipment during the Klondike Gold Rush. Over the past 100 years, the building has also housed offices and artists’ lofts, and survived two arson…