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Do you know who lives at the top of the Smith Tower?

Posted On: Mar 17, 2018   |   Posted By: Gabi Campanario

Do you know who lives at the top of the Smith Tower?

Drawn right outside Union Station with Pigma Micron 08 pen on big moleskine sketchbook.
When it opened in 1914, the 42-story Smith Tower was the fourth tallest building in the world. At 462 feet tall , it remained the tallest in Seattle until the Space Needle was built in 1962. The tallest building now is the Columbia Tower with 937 feet .
A reader of the blog told me an interesting fact about the Smith Tower: the inside of the pyramid at the top is actually a residence. It used to house a water tank and the living quarters of the building's caretaker. The current penthouse was remodeled by Castanes Architects. You can see photos of the cool interior space on their website.
I would love to sketch the views of the city from such an amazing spot. If you happen to know who lives there perhaps you can let them know.
[ Cuando abrió sus puertas en 1914, la torre Smith era el cuarto edificio más alto del mundo. Con 141 metros de altura, mantuvo ese status hasta...

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