Smith Tower

Seattle, Washington

506 2nd Ave

The 489-foot tall Smith Tower is the oldest skyscraper in Seattle. From its opening in 1914 until 1931 it was the tallest office building west of the Mississippi River, and it was the tallest building on the West Coast until the Space Needle was completed in 1962.

Smith Tower

Smith Tower (Z11A0028)

Smith Tower

Top of Smith Tower (Z05A0019)

More About Smith Tower

Smith Tower was named after its builder Lyman C. Smith. Smith founded the Smith-Premier Typewriter Company, later known as Smith-Corona Typewriter Company.

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