Landslide2008: Marvels of Modernism


Courtesy Seattle Center

Show Your Support

Contact Seattle City Council members and the Pacific Science Center to voice your support for renovating the buildings and courtyard in a way that preserves the original Minoru Yamasaki design, using the following contact information:

Bryce Seidl
President & Chief Executive Officer
Pacific Science Center
200 Second Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109

Pacific Science Center Board

Get Involved

Docomomo WEWA, a regional organization dedicated to the conservation of Modernism in the Northwest, relies on the support of volunteers to document and raise awareness of sites such as the Pacific Science Center. Such documentation could potentially be the first step in nominating the site to the National Register of Historic Places. Those interested in getting involved in such projects should contact the organization at


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List of Marvels

Boston City Hall Plaza
Boston, Massachusetts

Estates Drive Reservoir
Oakland, California

Heritage Plaza
Heritage Park
Fort Worth, Texas

Kaiser Roof Garden
Kaiser Center
Oakland, California

Lake Elizabeth
Allegheny Commons
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Manhattan Square Park
Rochester, New York

Mill Creek Canyon

Kent, Washington

Miller Garden
Columbus, Indiana

El Monte
Hato Rey, Puerto Rico

Pacific Science
Center Courtyard

Seattle, Washington

San Francisco, California

Peavey Plaza
Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, Minnesota

education partners
Garden DesignGeorge Eastman House
Additional Sponsors

American Society of Landscape Architects’ Indiana, Pennsylvania/Delaware, Minnesota, Northern California, Texas, Upstate New York, and Washington Chapters • Astorino • Charles Butt • Design Within Reach • Topher Delaney • Sandy Donnell & Justin Faggioli • Fathom • Tom Fox • Hillman Foundation • Indianapolis Museum of Art • Lorraine Osmundson • Richard T. Murphy • National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Northeast, Southwest, and Western Offices- with funds from the Charles Evans Hughes Memorial Foundation of New York, Dodge Jones Foundation Intervention Fund, and Eastern Massachusetts Preservation Fund • James Richards • Seibert & Rice • Diana & Bruce Shuman • Ann Stack • SWA Group • TBG Partners • Michal and Jeffrey William Tincup • Unilock Inc. • The Woltz Charitable Trust