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And Quietly She Turns 55 [photos]

On April 21st 1962, just months after she was completed the first flights ‘up’ for the World’s Fair commenced.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY SPACE NEEDLE!  No question she is Seattle’s most famous icon, an engineering marvel.  Let’s take a look at how she was built to celebrate her birthday (HERE).  More cool photos to check out (HERE).

AboutShellie Hart

Your workday host is a longtime Seattle Radio Midday Air-Personality. Shellie grew up in Burien and now lives in West Seattle. She’s the on-court Entertainment Emcee for our 2X WNBA Championship Team SEATTLE STORM. Shellie is also committed to Children’s Hospital with weekly participation in their CHILD LIFE Program, dedicating over a 100 hours of volunteer time annually. People ask all the time, “What’s your favorite part of the job?”, and my response is YOU! Sure I get to meet all kinds of famous people, but it’s engaging with the people and their Northwest families that makes me happy”