The J & M Building in Pioneer Square, photographed on Friday, June 16, 2017. The building was set to be auctioned June 2, but that auction was cancelled, putting the future of the landmark nightspot in doubt.
A group of Seattle-area developers anticipate starting construction of the 82-room boutique hotel later this year.
Four organizations that promote architecture and design awareness share the space at 1010 Western Ave. AIA Seattle, AIA Washington, Seattle Architectural Foundation, and Design in Public.
The former YMCA and a new addition next door will house the 82-room Penrose Hotel, as well as a restaurant and bar.
Seattle Design Commission has named the winners of its biennial Design Excellence Awards, which recognize projects that improve the city and the public realm.