Seattle is a sea port city on the West Coast of the United States. It has an estimated 744,955 population, as of 2018. As seen below in pictures, the Space Needle is an observation tower that is an icon in Seattle. It was built in the Seattle Center for the 1962 World’s Fair, which drew over 2.3 million visitors. Nearly 20,000 people a day used its elevators during the event. It is 605 feet tall, 138 feet wide, weights 9,550 short tons, it can withstand winds of up to 200 mph and earthquakes of up to 9.0 magnitudes.