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The IBM
IBM
BUILDING is a 20-story skyscraper in the Metropolitan Tract at 1200 Fifth Avenue, Seattle
Seattle
, Washington . The building was designed by Minoru Yamasaki , who also was architect of Rainier Tower on the corner diagonally opposite, and the World Trade Center in New York City . Its construction was completed in 1963.

Nard Jones wrote in 1972 that "There is an architectural poetry about that is at variance with the endless jibes at computerization and the alleged sober pragmatism of IBM
IBM
personnel.

The corner of the complex at 5th Avenue and University Street was once the site of the Seattle
Seattle
Ice Arena from 1915 to 1963.

REFERENCES

* ^ IBM
IBM
Building (Seattle) at Emporis * ^ " IBM
IBM
Building". SkyscraperPage . * ^ IBM
IBM
Building (Seattle) at Structurae * ^ " IBM
IBM
Building". The Skyscraper Center . Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Housing. Retrieved 2017-06-12. * ^ Woodridge, Sally B.; Roger Montgomery (1980). A Guide to Architecture in Washington State. University of Washington Press. p. 128. ISBN 0-295-95779-4 . * ^ Jones, Nard (1972). Seattle. Doubleday. p. 9. ISBN 0-385-01875-4 .

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