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Thumbnail for - Spring Arts 2012: Then and Now
Jan 21, 2012
The lasting cultural legacy of the 1962 World’s Fair was the city’s new civic hub, Seattle Center, home to world-class opera, ballet, theater, art—and a visit from King Tut—then, and now.
Thumbnail for - 1962 World’s Fair 50th Anniversary
Jan 20, 2012
Fifty years ago, the 1962 World’s Fair did more than just celebrate global culture. It put Seattle on display, inspired world leaders, and erected a certain needle-shaped tower. A look at the 184...
Thumbnail for - The 1962 World’s Fair: A Timeline
Jan 20, 2012
A timeline of the 1962 World’s Fair.
Thumbnail for - The Seattle World’s Fair in 2012
Jan 20, 2012
In 1962, Seattle introduced the world to the Space Needle and Belgian waffles. Peter Steinbrueck, Tom Douglas, and John Findlay imagine a 2012 version.
Thumbnail for - Visionaries Imagine Seattle in 2062
Jan 20, 2012
David Miller, Erik Lindbergh, and Dr. Leroy Hood imagine Seattle 50 years from now.
Thumbnail for - Seattle Center House Recycled
Jan 20, 2012
In time for the 50th anniversary of the World’s Fair, Graham Baba Architects turns the old armory into a house of light.
Thumbnail for - Fiction: Jim Lynch’s World’s Fair Tale, Truth Like the Sun
Jan 20, 2012
An exclusive excerpt from the forthcoming novel Truth Like the Sun.
Thumbnail for - Vintage Video from Seattle’s 1962 World’s Fair
Jan 20, 2012
Listen to President Kennedy’s opening remarks for the 1962 World’s Fair. Join an excited young couple for a ride on the Monorail. And rock out with Elvis in the movie trailer for It Happened at the...