Building Spotlight: Escala

One of the largest residential towers in Seattle, Escala Tower rises 30 stories above its fabulous surroundings. This modern glass building offers spectacular views of the Space Needle, Elliot Bay and Puget Sound. Built in 2009 it was designed by San Diego-based Thoryk Architecture.

There are 270 residences ranging up to 5,200 square feet, including four exclusive penthouses. They all feature open floor plans with walls of floor to ceiling glass windows and doors, European kitchens and spa-like bathrooms, semi- and private elevators and exquisite details and finishes.

Extensive amenities at Escala Tower include a state of the art fitness center, lap pool, wine cave, private dining rooms, outdoor terraces with fireplaces, glorious 20’ lobby and below-grade parking which contributes to Seattle’s  Midtown pedestrian vibe.

Considered the anchor of Seattle’s Retail Core, Beltown and popular Denny Triangle neighborhood, Escala Tower is also close to world-renowned Pike Place Market.

A fun fact – An Escala Tower 14,000 square foot penthouse was the setting for Christian Gray’s apartment in the movie, “Fifty Shades of Gray”. Tim Lincicum, San Francisco Giants’ star pitcher has a $1.5 million unit in the building.

At present there are 15 units for sale. The average list price is $2,635,113 or $1,077 per square foot. The units are on the market an average of 84 days. Just 2 condos are available for rent for an average of $2,423 per month with a minimum one-year lease.

For additional information and a tour of this stunning building, contact the Building Expert for Escala Tower at

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