Jan 17, 2008


So much for the planned condoization of the Ugly Building. The Olympian reports:
Downtown's vacant Capitol Center office building will not be remodeled for condominiums, the project spokesman said Wednesday.

Instead, the developer will spend the next year remodeling the eight-story building as a possible home for state offices, spokesman Neil Falkenburg said.

A slower residential real-estate market and rising remodeling costs killed the condo idea, he said....

"The building, as an office, is ideally situated for state government," he said. "Nobody's going to argue it's an amazing location."
And nobody's going to dispute its ugly, ugly exterior. Or the sky-abrader's remarkable longevity. Long live the Ugly Building!

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