Friday, March 23, 2012

Space Needle

Next in my planned series of skyscraper inspired license plate art! Measuring 24" x 48", this piece honoring the unusually-shaped Space Needle in Seattle Washington will be made out Washington State license plates. I'll be offering this piece soon for preorder here. Enjoy!

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Space Needle Facts:

• Major landmark of the Pacific Northwest region
• Built for the 1962 World's Fair
• 605 feet high at its highest point
• Weighs 9,550 tons
• When completed it was the tallest structure west of the Mississippi River
• Built to withstand winds of up to 200 miles per hour & earthquakes of up to 9.1 magnitude
• Has 25 lightning rods on its roof to prevent lightning damage.

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