Seattle Space Needle

Seattle Space Needle - Seattle Space Needle The true symbol...

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Seattle Space Needle The true symbol of Seattle, Space Needle was built in 1962, at the foot of Queen Anne hill- one of Seattle six hills. The purpose was to build a tower that would become the cardinal piece of the Seattle’s 1962 World Fair. The idea was originally given by Edward E. Carlson, who was the chairman of the Fair. He was inspired by the Stuttgart Tower in Germany and that made him come up with the notion of the Space Needle! John Graham, a famous architect, got the honor of designing the tower and the touch of his expertise is clearly seen in the cutting edge features and a rotating restaurant at the top of the tower. Pentagram Corporation was hired to construct the tower in one year. The entire cost rounded up to 4.5 million dollars! Space Needle at the time of its construction was the tallest building in the west of Mississippi. Round about 20,000 tourists visited the observation deck of the tower throughout each day of the World’s Fair! In 2000, Space Needle was renewed at the cost of 21 million dollars- but it was worth it!
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