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100 Stewart Hotel and Apartments

Seattle, Washington

100 Stewart Hotel and Apartments

Seattle, Washington

  • Design Principal

    Tom Kundig

  • Principal

    Kirsten R. Murray

Located in downtown Seattle, 100 Stewart Hotel & Apartments is a mixed-use development with hospitality, residential, retail and publicly accessible courtyard space. The development enhances the pedestrian-oriented richness of the neighboring historic Pike Place Market District with an interior courtyard that connects to existing pedestrian pathways to offer a sheltered space of respite.

The site’s position at a major axial grid shift – where First Avenue bends to align with the city’s topography – also presented a unique opportunity to mark this significant intersection and act as a gateway between neighborhoods. The building serves as a contemporary landmark that visually and physically responds to the surrounding urban context. The eleven-story hotel, which faces the intersection, both commands and honors the site, transforming from a semitransparent crystal box by day to an illuminated sanctuary by night.

Team

Awards

2018

Chicago Anthenaeum, American Architecture Award

2017

AIA Seattle Honor Awards, Merit Award

2016

NAIOP Hospitality Development of the Year

Publications

2018

Gallaher, Rachel. “Seattle.” Surface, March/April 2018, 84-93. Print.

Shook, Lindsey. “The Emerald City.” California Home & Design, 1 Oct. 2018, 100, 102. Print.

2017

Bueler, Elliott. “How A Boutique Hotel Is Leading the Charge in Seattle’s Renaissance.” Surface, 20 Oct. 2017. Web.

Caradonio, Jackie. “The 10 Best Rooftop Bars for Memorial Day Weekend.” The Robb Report, 25 May 2017. Web.

Cooper, Jeanne. “Suite Spot: Thompson Seattle is more than a rooftop.” San Francisco Chronicle, 22 July 2018, F1, F2. Print.

Cooper, Jeanne. “Suite Spot: Thompson Seattle sleek and chic from rooms to rooftop.” San Francisco Chronicle, 19 July 2018. Web.

Davis, Melissa. “Stylishly Sleeping in Seattle.” The London Free Press, 2 Feb. 2017. Web.

DeRenzo, Nicholas. “17 New Hotels in 2017.” Hemispheres: United Magazine, May 2017. Web.

Itzkowitz, Laura. “Design and Art Lovers Will Want to Visit These 5 Places in August.” Architectural Digest, 9 July 2018. Web.

Saltzstein, Dan. “A Stylish Hotel that Embraces the Puget Sound.” The New York Times, 24 Dec. 2017. Print.

Saltzstein, Dan. “A Stylish Seattle Hotel Whose Location Can’t Be Beat.” The New York Times Online, 16 Dec. 2017. Web.

“Seattle’s New Scene-Stealer.” Robb Report, Feb. 2017, 66. Print.

“Thompson Seattle.” Conde Nast Traveler, 20 April 2017. Web.

Westerman, Kim. “The Thompson Seattle: Luxury and Convenience in the Heart of Downtown.” Forbes, 17 Nov. 2017. Web.

Yadegaran, Jessica. “Inn-Escapable: Seattle’s sleek Thompson Hotel at Pike Place.” Chicago Tribune 23 April 2018. Web.

Yadegaran, Jessica. “Seattle’s New Waterfront.” Chicago Tribune, 13 May 2018, 4. Print.

2016

Alberts, Hana R. “Checking In Thompson Seattle.” New York Post, 12 July 2016, 45. Print.

Alberts, Hana R. “This brand-new Seattle hotel is anything but grungy.” New York Post, 12 July 2016. Web.

Benliyan, Anush. “A Beautiful Rooftop Bar Crowns Seattle’s Newest City Escape.” Robb Report, 19 May 2016. Web.

Burke, Francesca Gilberti. “Weekend Getaway: Where to Stay, Eat, and Play in Seattle.” Architectural Digest, 13 July 2016. Web.

“Check Out.” GRAY No. 29, Aug.-Sept. 2016, 38. Print.

Clement, Bethany Jean. “5 new Seattle restaurants—plus 2 resurrected ones, fun food events and more.” The Seattle Times, 10 June 2016. Web.

“Commune Debuts Thompson Seattle.” Boutique Design, 2 June 2016. Web.

Hale, Lara. “Take in Panoramic Views of the Puget Sound at Thompson Seattle.” Seattle Magazine, 14 June 2016. Web.

Hochman, David. “First Look At Thompson Seattle Hotel Opening Summer 2016.” Forbes, 3 March 2016. Web.

Levy, Nat. “Real Estate Buzz: Things are looking up in Seattle as new bars and restaurants open in high places.” Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce, 9 June 2016. Web.

“Newly-Built Thompson Hotel Opens in the Heart of Downtown Seattle.” Hospitality Net, 3 June 2016. Web.

Payne, Patti. “Exclusive: Take an inside look at luxury hotel Thompson Seattle, set to open Friday.” Puget Sound Business Journal, 31 May 2016. Web.

Shen Rastogi, Nina. “Seattle’s New Best.” Conde Nast Traveler, Aug. 2016, 36. Print. Web. 

Speros, Will. “Thompson Hotels Opens in Seattle.” Hospitality Design, 2 June 2016. Web.

“Stopover: Seattle.” Uncrate. Dec 2016. Web.

Tan, Mick. “Three firms collaborate for Thompson Seattle hotel.” Hotel Management, 30 June 2016. Web.

“Thompson Hotels Seattle Influencers X Olson Kundig.” Thompson Hotels Upper Stories, 20 July 2016, Web.

“Thompson Seattle Set to Open June 1.” Luxury Travel Magazine, 29 April 2016. Web.

Yadegaran, Jessica. “Downtown’s Thompson Hotel now open.” Seattle Magazine, 31 May 2016. Web.