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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 (Z11A0028)
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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