T.T. Minor building

Recent Updates

Address: 1700 E. Union Street, Seattle


Re-purpose and modernize the original 1940 building and the addition completed in 1960.


$14 million

Project Description

Renovations will modernize the T.T. Minor building to provide a permanent home for the World School Program.

Modernization includes:

  • Abatement and demolition of interior spaces as necessary to reconfigure for optimum use.
  • Rehabilitation of building envelope including roof replacement, exterior wall updates and painting, and installation of energy efficient windows.
  • Structural work and earthquake retrofitting including replacement of roof diaphragm, tying roof structure to supporting walls, and installing lateral bracing systems.
  • Interior finish work such as replacing floor and ceiling finishes and complete repainting.
  • Addressing accessibility issues such as wheelchair access, restroom sizes, and accessible fixtures.
  • Renovation or replacement of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems.
  • Technology upgrades such as building-wide wi-fi and data networks.
  • Installation of new fire alarm and sprinkler systems.
  • New furniture, fixtures and equipment.
  • Site work including playfield renovation, installation of new building signage and energy-efficient lighting, and resurfacing and restriping of the parking lot.

Schedule Overview

Design work start: May 2013

Estimated construction start: June 2015

Estimated school opening: 2016-17 school year

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