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Sunday, June 11, 2017
A Visual Timeline at 4th and Madison
Space Needle (1961) and the Darth Vader building (1979). The original 120 ft. dome of St. James Cathedral collapsed in 1916 and was never rebuilt. The present dome of the First Methodist Church is destined to become part of the new SLS Luxury Hotel, slated to open in 2017. Oh, and I snipped the Smith Tower sketch off my business card and added that previously sketched bit since it's my favorite building anyway. It's the oldest skyscraper in the city. You could see it easily by looking past the south side of the terrace.
We had a great turnout for a Friday. I am always impressed by the hidden gems that urban sketchers find to explore in the city. This lovely public garden is certainly one of them. A personal touchstone for me was the joy of sketching in the terrace garden with my granddaughter who is graduating high school this month. It was her first time with USk Seattle but I trust not the last.
Posted by Michele Cooper
Labels: 4th and Madison Terrace, Michele Cooper
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Great montage, Michele! And thanks for all links to the iconic buildings. I was trying to remember First United Methodist Church.ReplyDelete
Thank you, Tina. You knew about the Darth Vader building, which helped me out, too. That church dome next door is going to have two ballrooms and balconies as part of the new hotel. Wow!Delete