Experience Music Project, Seattle

Experience Music Project Seattle, Jimi Hendrix Washington Building, EMP Museum, Architecture

Experience Music Project, Seattle

EMP Washington – design by Gehry Partners, Architects

28 May 2013

Experience Music Project Seattle

EMP Museum, 325 5th Avenue N at Seattle Center, Seattle, Washington, USA

Design: Frank O. Gehry; LMN Architects

Experience Music Project, Seattle

Experience Music Project Seattle Experience Music Project Seattle Building
photos : Alain Lucier

Built to resemble smashed up guitars, there are no right angles on the exterior of the EMP. The building was financed by Multi-Billionaire and Seattleite Paul Allen. The “Sky Church” was a tribute to Seattle native, Jimi Hendrix. The building is also home to the Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame which opened in 2004. About 3,000 panels with more than 21,000 shingles cover the exterior. The 64-foot-high atrium of the Sky Church features a 40-by-70-foot LED screen.

Address: 325 5th Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109, United States

Contact Experience Music Project: +1 206-770-2700

The museum is easily accessible by car, numerous bus routes, and the historic Seattle Center Monorail, built in 1962 for the Seattle World’s Fair. The Monorail departs every 10 minutes from the station at Seattle Center, and from Westlake Center Mall, at 5th and Pine Street.

Experience Music Project – EMP Museum Seattle images / information from Emporis + various sources

Frank Gehry + LMN Architects


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