25 must-see buildings in Washington – WXIA-TV

House Needle, 1962 (Architect: John Graham & Firm): Seattle’s most iconic landmark, the House Needle's futuristic model has continued to mark Seattle as a hub of innovation since its development for the 1962 World's Honest. Impressed by Germany's Stuttgart Tower, the structure of the House Needle is the results of a compromise between the designs of two males, artist Edward E. Carlson and architect John Graham, Jr. The 605-foot remark tower was the tallest constructing in Seattle and Washington State from 1962-1969, and is constructed to resist winds as much as 200 mph and earthquakes of as much as 9. magnitude. Guests can trip the elevators to the highest of the House Needle the place, on a transparent day, they will take in the 360-degree view of the downtown Seattle skyline, Olympic and Cascade Mountains, Mount Rainier, Mount Baker, Elliott Bay and surrounding islands from the remark deck or whereas having fun with a meal on the rotating SkyCity restaurant. The House Needle is positioned on the Seattle Heart campus, and is amongst many arts, training, leisure and tourism points of interest that proceed to flourish on the 74-acre campus designed for the 1962 World’s Honest by architect Paul Thiry, together with Thiry’s futuristic Coliseum (now Key Enviornment) and the U.S. Science Pavilion (now the Pacific Science Heart) designed by Minoru Yamasaki.

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