Building the Space Needle, 1961
Building the Pacific Science Center, 1961
Building the International Fountain, 1962
The Space Needle seen here against the Olympic Mountains, may be the best-known symbol of Seattle.
The Space Needle, seen here against the Seattle skyline.
The Needle close up, at night.
Ferris wheel and Space Needle. The Ferris wheel and other "Fun Forest" attractions were removed in 2011.
The Kobe Bell, like the Space Needle, is an official city landmark.
Kreielsheimer Promenade; at left is McCaw Hall (home of the Seattle Opera)
Kreielsheimer Promenade and Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, Seattle Center.
The International Fountain.
Children playing in the International Fountain.
The Pacific Science Center was the U.S. pavilion at the Century 21 Exposition in 1962.
The Monorail, another legacy of the Century 21 Exposition, now runs through the Experience Music Project / Science Fiction Museum.
Detail of the EMP/SFM building.
Inside EMP/SFM: the Sky Church.
Seattle band Shake Some Action! perform at the Sky Church.
Seattle band the Blakes play on the south lawn during Bumbershoot.
British singer, songwriter and guitarist Bert Jansch performing at the Center during Bumbershoot.
Rock icon Joan Jett performing at High School Memorial Stadium at the Center during Bumbershoot.
The Fun Forest.
Baduk (JP: go; ZH: wei chi) in Center House during the Korean Festival, one of many ethnic festivals in the Festál series at the Center.
During the Cherry Blossom Japanese Cultural Festival.
Breakdancing competition at the Center during Festival Sundiata.
Hawaiian dancer during API Festival.
Iranian dance at Iranian Festival.
Social dancing during Folklife Festival.
A pickup band during Folklife Festival.
Sound-mixing at the all-ages venue The Vera Project.