|Title||Smith Tower, Seattle, n.d. |
|Caption||As this postcard states, the 42-story L. C. Smith Building was the highest office building in the world outside of New York City. It remained the tallest skyscraper in Seattle from the time of its completion in 1914 until 1968. |
|Notes||Caption on image: 42 stories - highest office building in the world outside of New York City. 42 story L.C. Smith Building, Seattle - Typifies Seattle spirit and growth.|
Caption on verso: Seattle - the Metropolis of the great Northwest. Seattle - with over 300, 000 population and growing rapidly. Seattle - the gateway to Alaska. Seattle - the nearest American port on the Panama Canal route to the Orient. Seattle - now spending $20, 000, 000 alone for additional harbor terminal facilities. Seattle - now the port for over sixty different steamship lines. Seattle - the Pacific Coast terminal for eight transcontinental railroads. Seattle - now the industrial center of the Pacific slope. Seattle - in the heart of the greatest lumber section of this country. Seattle - offers large opportunities to everyone. Seattle - situated on Puget Sound, the scenic Summerland of America. Seattle - at the base of the snow-capped peaks of the Olympic and Cascade mountains. Seattle - with cool summers and warm winters. Seattle - will be ever so glad to shake hands with YOU. Write - Exploitation and Industrial Bureau, New Seattle Chamber of Commerce.
Caption by MOHAI staff.
|Subjects||Skyscrapers--Washington (State)--Seattle; Office buildings--Washington (State)--Seattle; Business districts--Washington (State)--Seattle; Street railroads--Washington (State)--Seattle; Smith Tower (Seattle, Wash.) |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||2002.48.655 |
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|Credit Line||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Postcard Collection |
|Physical Description||1 postcard: color; 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original postcard as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 24-bit RGB color, resized to 600 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |