Local NewsPhoto & Video A tall order: cleaning 9,994 windows Originally published November 30, 2016 at 8:01 pmUpdated November 30, 2016 at 10:16 pm Window washers (there are two, one is hidden) start the task of cleaning 9,994 exterior windows on the downtown Seattle Public Library designed by Rem Koolhaas, enough windows to cover 5 football fields. (Steve Ringman/The Seattle Times) Window washers clean 9,994 exterior windows on the downtown Seattle Library. Share story By Steve RingmanSeattle Times staff photographer Related Stories EmCare ‘ambushing’ patients with surprise ER bills, study says July 24, 2017 Suspect in rape at SeaTac assisted-living facility ordered held without bail July 24, 2017 Transgender woman sentenced to life without parole for 3 Spokane-area slayings July 24, 2017 Relocate, kill are among options studied for mountain goats July 24, 2017 More Photo Galleries Seattle’s renegade marching band; here’s what it takes to join Shoreline walk for old dogs raises $100K Majestic Rainier towers over Seattle area Steve Ringman View Comments No personal attacks or insults, no hate speech, no profanity. Please keep the conversation civil and help us moderate this thread by reporting any abuse. See our Commenting FAQ. Powered by Livefyre The opinions expressed in reader comments are those of the author only, and do not reflect the opinions of The Seattle Times.