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Space Needle

Space Needle
By Dllu (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons
 

400 Broad St
W of 5th Ave N
Seattle WA 98109-4607 USA
(206) 905-2100

geo: 47.6201631,-122.3492348
[street map / directions]
[bird's eye view]

from the Space Needle website:

''The Space Needle is one of the most recognizable landmarks in the world and is a treasured Seattle icon. Built for the 1962 World's Fair - the Century 21 Exposition whose theme was 'The Age of Space' - the tower's futuristic design was inspired by the idea that the fair needed a structure to symbolize humanity's Space Age aspirations. Since its grand opening on April 21, 1962, the landmark continues to symbolize the innovative and forward-thinking spirit of Seattle. Located at Seattle Center, the Space Needle stands at 605' tall and is one of the most photographed structures in the world.'' Read about the renovations »
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