Built just in time for the opening of the Seattle World's Fair in 1962, the Space Needle was an expression of the fair's futuristic theme, "Century 21." Today, visitors can enjoy panoramic views of Seattle from the rotating observation deck.

Space Needle with Monorail and EMP
The Space Needle from below, framed by a monorail track and the Experience Music Project building designed by Frank Gehry... Holly Hayes

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Space Needle

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Space Needle, Seattle, Washington
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Holly Hayes
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October 8, 2013
Last Updated
May 7, 2022