More than 150 photos! When Seattle city leaders invited the whole world to visit for the 1962 Seattle World's Fair, more than nine million people took them up on the offer. A colorful collection of exhibits turned 74 acres of rundown buildings into a futuristic wonderland where dozens of countries and companies predicted life in the future. The entire city was transformed with the addition of the soaring Space Needle and the futuristic monorail. When the fair ended, the site became a complex of parks and museums that remains a vibrant part of Seattle city life today.
Travel back in time with the Images of America Series. Penned by local experts, each Images of America book weaves the history of a community in stories and rare photos, from its beginnings to today. Every place tells a story...
Author: Bill Cotter
Publisher: Arcadia/Images of America Series
Publication Date: 2015
Softcover, 6.5"x9.25", 96 pages