History

For over 80 years, area churches have helped support our jointly-maintained Reading Room in various locations in downtown Seattle.   Serving our business community, Seattle-area visitors, as well as local residents, continues to be our mission.

Prior to 2012, we rented store-front spaces. For 18 years, we occupied a rental space located at 1215 Second Avenue.  In 2011, we purchased a new retail condominium, two blocks north on Second Avenue, and we were fortunate to have the renowned Seattle firm of Olson Kundig Architects design the build out.  We moved into the space in the fall of 2012.  We are located just one block east of the vibrant Pike Place Market.

Photos of our new location:


Photography by Tim Bies