About Seattle Area
Seattle area is one
of the most important ones on the west coast of the United States in
industry and education. There are some
world well known companies in the area. The software giant Microsoft,
aircraft maker Boeing, the world biggest online seller Amazon,
Starbucks, Nostrom, Costco... just to
name a few.
The area has amazing landscapte with vocano mountains, huge Lake
Washington and the Pueget sound Pacific Ocern coast.
Seattle is famous in the level of education. It has the
highest percentage of college and university graduates of any major
U.S. cities. It is the home of the University of Washington.
400 Broad Street
Seattle, WA 98102
It was built for the 1962 World's Fair,
the Space Needle is the symbol of Seattle. You can have a ride by the
elevator to the Observation Deck 520 feet above ground to have a nice view of Seattle or to have a
lunch or dinner.
Garden and Glass
There is a
fantastic must-see musium of glass just under the Space Needle. It has
an Exhibition Hall, a Garden installation and a Glasshouse, Northwest
glass artist, Dale Chihuly presents an amazing collection of his fine
305 Harrison Street Seattle WA 98109
University of Washington
Founded in 1861 by a private gift of 10
acres in what is now the heart of downtown Seattle, the UW is one of
the oldest public universities on the West Coast.
In the summer of
1909, a world's fair, the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, took place
on the grounds of the University of Washington. The fair shaped the
campus in ways that are visible today, creating the Rainier Vista and
UW serves more students than any other institution
in the Northwest — more than 92,000 annually.
Pike Place Market
85 Pike Street Seattle, WA 98101
At more than
a hundred years old, Pike Place Market has been the home to over 200
businesses, 190 crafts people, and 100 farmers who rent table space by
day. It has the first Starbucks Coffee Store. This is a famous tourist
spot in the city near the waterfront.