Capital City Modern

Leigh Creighton Justice Center

900 Plum St SE
Olympia , WA
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Docomomo US/WEWA and the City of Olympia Historic Preservation program present a tour of Olympia's mid-century Modern architecture on Saturday, October 7, 2017, to celebrate Docomomo US Tour Day.

As Washington's capital, Olympia is best known as the seat of state government, anchored by the beautiful capitol campus and the 1928 Legislative Building with its impressive dome. Our tour will focus on the Olympia's more recent architectural past.


On Tour Day, you'll:

-Discover Olympia's mid-century Modern architectural gems
-Learn about local history and architecture
-Tour six properties including the former City Hall, former Georgia-Pacific Plywood Headquarters, KGY radio station, and three private residences never before open to the public


WHEN: Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm (please arrive at 12:45 pm to check-in)

Welcome and presentation on local history and architecture (1:00 pm); self-guided driving tour begins (1:45 pm)


WHERE: Meet and check-in at the Leigh Creighton Justice Center / Tour Site #1 (former City Hall) – 900 Plum St SE, Olympia, WA 98501 (parking available on the street or in the Justice Center parking lot until 1:45 pm)


Cost: $15 (plus $1.52 service fee) - Purchase tickets online through Brown Paper Tickets by Friday, October 6. Tickets must be purchased online due to limited capacity. If there are tickets remaining, at-the-door sales the day of the event may be available.


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