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Sunday, June 25, 2017

The Space Needle Is Getting A Makeover

Above, the Space Needle in 2005. Photo by Armand Vaquer.

The iconic Space Needle of Seattle, Washington, that was built for the 1962 Seattle World's Fair, is getting a makeover.

According to Travel + Leisure:
One of America’s most recognizable landmarks is getting a new look. 
The Space Needle, in Seattle, is getting a makeover, Curbed reported. It will be the third renovation in the building’s lifetime. 
While the outside of the building will remain largely unchanged, the technology and infrastructure of the 55-year-old building is getting a major upgrade. 
Space Needle LLC, which owns the Needle, announced it will be upgrading the building to make it more accessible to people with disabilities. It also plans to replace current materials with more glass to provide visitors with panoramic views of the city below. 
Above, a view of the Space Needle and the Seattle skyline. Photo by Armand Vaquer.

I visited the Space Needle in 2005 along with the nearby Science Fiction and Experience Music Museums.

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