Weyerhaeuser campus is “more remarkable than anything I’ve worked on. And I’ve worked on some pretty interesting stuff.”
Peter Walker, legendary landscape architect of the Weyerhaeuser Campus, whose internationally acclaimed works over his career include the National 9/11 Memorial in New York City
The redevelopment proposal for this bucolic, environmentally sensitive site is an industrial warehouse center – aquick way to monetize the site and perhaps the lowest common denominator in real estate development."
Craig Hartman, partner at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, the original architects of the campus
"The Corps finds the Weyerhaeuser Corporate Headquarters Historic District to be an
exceptional district unambiguously eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places."
Lance Lundquist, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Cultural Resources Program Manager, in an October 20, 2020 letter
"When the change is for all time, and involves a unique physical asset, I think we have to weigh it very, very carefully to see what price we are going to have to pay for economic progress."
George Weyerhaeuser, in a 1969 Sports Illustrated interview
"We will save the forested lakeshore and trails of the former Weyerhaeuser Campus in Federal Way."
Dow Constantine, King County Executive, announcing his 2018 Land Conservation Initiative to save 65,000 acres of forests, farmlands, shorelines and trails
“Due to its exceptional historic and architectural significance, particular care must be taken with any new development. New buildings must be sensitive to the original design philosophy of the campus, which emphasized integration with the landscape and environmental sensitivity.”
The Washington Trust for Historic Preservation