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Space Needle

General Information

Structural Type: Vertical cantilever structure
Function / usage: Observation tower
Built: 1960 - 1961
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Seattle, King County, Washington, USA, North America
Part of:
Coordinates: 47° 37' 14.26" N    122° 20' 57.45" W

Technical Information


height 184.4 m
observation deck height to observation deck 158.5 m


piers steel
shaft reinforced concrete


Structural engineering

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0000285
Created: 21/05/1999
Last Updated: 06/03/2014