More information: Smith Tower, Seattle, Washington
"Visit the 42-story L. C. Smith Building: get a view from the highest building in the world outside of New York. Take a look at Seattle, the "New York of the Pacific." See her famous Harbors, Mountains, Lakes and Evergreen Hills. The Building cost $1,500,000; 600 Rooms contains 2,330 Windows, 1,422 Doors, are solid steel, all Sashes and Frames are solid bronze; rooms finished to resemble mahogany, Fireproof structure, weighs 32,650 tons, rests upon 1,276 concrete piles driven 50 feet into earth 2 stories under ground; 4,732 tons of door and window frames, are steel. Exterior of structure of white glazed terra cotta blocks, in steel, 47,800 barrels of cement and concrete. In the interior halls are matched Alaska White marble veined; 67,736 square feet of plate glass; 8 speed elevators; main lobby walls and ceiling richly embellished in Onyx; 500 feet above the sidewalk an electric lighted glass globe, 8 ft. cir., shines a mariner's beacon. In the Observation Tower is the Chinese room, cost $30,000 to embellish the walls and ceilings of hand-carved teak wood inset with 585 semi-porcelain discs, representing historic tablets from renowned Chinese Temples. Also 40 bronze lanterns, etc. A view of Seattle by night is wonderfully grand. From J.E. Standley, Prop.
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