Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation communication employees Jennifer Hauseman, left, and Tyler LePard chat in chairs at the end of a hallway that overlooks downtown Seattle and the Space Needle in one of ... more 
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation communication employees Jennifer Hauseman, left, and Tyler LePard chat in chairs at the end of a hallway that overlooks downtown Seattle and the Space Needle in one of the many nooks created for employee interaction there Thursday, June 2, 2011, in Seattle. The foundation formally opens the new headquarters Thursday evening, moving from scattered nondescript office buildings around Seattle to an architectural showcase in the center of its hometown. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Elaine Thompson
Thu, Jun 2, 2011 4:07 PM EDT