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Seattle/Vancouver Trip Pictures Part II

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The Columbia Center tower - Tallest building by number of floors (76) west of the Mississippi River.

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Martin Selig, the building's developer, in 1987 said: "The Space Needle told people where Seattle was. Columbia Center (the original name) tells people Seattle has arrived."

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The late Victor Steinbrueck, former dean of the University of Washington School of Architecture, said: "It's terrible. A flat-out symbol of greed and egoism. It's probably the most obscene erection of ego edifice on the Pacific Coast".

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Naturally, Michael and I went straight to the top (well, 73rd floor) of the "erection of ego." :-)

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Hey look! It's the I-90 western terminus!!

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I find it amusing since I used to live close to it's eastern terminus in Boston.

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Union Station

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Who's that sexy guy?? :-D

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