SEATTLE -- The Space Needle here, known to many as the symbol of
the city, is undergoing a $20 million revitalization, scheduled for
completion in June.
The Space Needle's new look will combine the original design
concept with research taken from visitors during a two-year
One of the biggest changes to the building will be the addition
of a two-story, glass-enclosed Pavilion Level entryway, which will
replace the existing retail, ticketing and lobby facilities.
Included in the exterior refurbishment is the Broad Street
turnaround, a circular valet and drop-off area on the structure's
south side. This turnaround also will be a new gateway to the
The Observation Deck is also being redesigned to feature a full
360 degrees of unobstructed viewing.
Phone: (206) 443-9700