Introducing DSAccess—a new event series exclusively for DSA members. These programs are designed to give you early or unique access to the projects, people, information and issues shaping downtown and our city. Stay tuned for updates on future events in the series.

Most Recent Event

Building Cure
Friday, October 18

Guests at our October DSAccess event enjoyed a behind-the-scenes tour of Building Cure, Seattle Children’s new research center in the heart of downtown. This cutting-edge facility promises to revolutionize pediatric medicine.


  • Experienced a 3D visualization of how cancer immunotherapy works — from a patient’s perspective in the hospital to the cell production facility in Building Cure.
  • Heard from a scientist exploring how to leverage the immune system to treat and cure conditions like hemophilia and autoimmune diseases without drugs.
  • Explored tools and techniques in the Science Discovery Lab used to offer STEM education classes to students from underserved schools.

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Event Cancellation Policy
Can’t make it to our event? That’s okay. We understand sometimes calendar disruptions are unavoidable. If you have to cancel, we can give you a full refund up to 48 hours before an event. After that, however, we cannot provide refunds or credits because we’ve already given our final attendee counts to caterers and event venues. We appreciate your understanding. For more information, contact Joya at 206-613-3245 or joyam@downtownseattle.org.