New York has the Empire State Building, Chicago the Hancock Building, and Seattle the Space Needle. All iconic structures piercing the sky, photographed by millions, and deserving their place in the history of construction. But the old is always subject to being overtaken by the new. The World Trade Center casts a shadow over the Empire State Building and the Willis (nee: Sears) Tower casts shade on the Hancock.
However, the Space Needle still dominates the Seattle skyline. Opened in 1962 for the World’s Fair/Century 21 Exposition, the Space needle was designed to symbolize humanity’s Space Age aspirations. Located at
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