Construction of the Smith Tower at the intersection of 2nd Ave. and Yesler Way, ca. 1913
The Smith Tower, located in 506 2nd Ave., is the oldest skyscraper in Seattle and contains 38 floors. It is named after its builder, firearm and typewriter magnate Lyman Cornelius Smith. Construction began in 1910 and was completed in 1914.Bradley 59.
Scanned from a photograph at 600 dpi, saved in TIFF format, enhanced and resized using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2009