The Tallest Tower for Roughly 421,000 Hours (Factoid #4)


Smith Tower & Seattle Waterfront @ Dawn

When it was erected in 1914, Seattle‘s Smith Tower was the tallest building along the West Coast of the United States.

Smith Tower (center), Downtown Seattle

Smith Tower would remain the tallest for nearly 50 years until it was eventually usurped by another building in Seattle for the same title.

Smith Tower (far left) & Downtown Seattle

Which building was it?

Tune in next time for Seattle Factoid #5!

Smith Tower & Downtown Seattle, Circa 2011

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