The man who forever changed Seattle's skyline

Paul Allen's real estate investments leave a complicated legacy. 

Paul Allen passed away on Oct. 15, but his legacy lives on through contributions in technology, arts, music, animal conservation, sports and more. In Seattle, his influence can also be found in the skyline and on the streets. From South Lake Union to CenturyLink to MoPop, there is perhaps no one in the city’s recent history who’s done more to reshape the built environment.

About the Authors & Contributors

Eric Keto

Eric is a video producer for Cascade Public Media.

Josh Cohen

Josh Cohen is a former Crosscut reporter who was focused on Seattle's growth and the changing region.