A familiar feature of Seattle’s skyline is the 607-foot Space Needle, built for the 1962 World’s Fair. The exposition also spurred the city to rescue the area from decline; today it is among the nation’s most dynamic downtowns.
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A familiar feature of Seattle’s skyline is the 607-foot Space Needle, built for the 1962 World’s Fair. The exposition also spurred the city to rescue the area from decline; today it is among the nation’s most dynamic downtowns.
A familiar feature of Seattle’s skyline is the 607-foot Space Needle, built for the 1962 World’s Fair. The exposition also spurred the city to rescue the area from decline; today it is among the nation’s most dynamic downtowns. (LAWRENCE K. HO / Los Angeles Times)
The focal point of the Alexis Hotel lobby is a sculpture by local glass artist Dale Chihuly.
The focal point of the Alexis Hotel lobby is a sculpture by local glass artist Dale Chihuly. (LAWRENCE K. HO / Los Angeles Times)
The Seattle Aquarium specializes in displaying and preserving the sea life of the Northwest.
The Seattle Aquarium specializes in displaying and preserving the sea life of the Northwest. (LAWRENCE K. HO / Los Angeles Times)
Inside the R.E.I. outdoor gear store, a 65-foot pinnacle gives rock climbers a workout sheltered from the elements.
Inside the R.E.I. outdoor gear store, a 65-foot pinnacle gives rock climbers a workout sheltered from the elements. (LAWRENCE K. HO / Los Angeles Times)
The Experience Music Project is an example of architect Frank Gehry’s signature designs in metal.
The Experience Music Project is an example of architect Frank Gehry’s signature designs in metal. (LAWRENCE K. HO / Los Angeles Times)
The nation’s first full-scale commercial monorail links the Space Needle with the downtown Pine Street shopping district, providing wide-angle views along with transportation.
The nation’s first full-scale commercial monorail links the Space Needle with the downtown Pine Street shopping district, providing wide-angle views along with transportation. (LAWRENCE K. HO / Los Angeles Times)
One of many busy seafood counters in Pike Place Market, which is also packed with produce and crafts.
One of many busy seafood counters in Pike Place Market, which is also packed with produce and crafts. (LAWRENCE K. HO / Los Angeles Times)
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