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I showed you this straight up view of Seattle's famous first skyscraper, Smith Tower, back in August of 2006 and have tried this shot again several times since. For this one I happened by with a full frame camera on a very overcast day. Floors 1-21 are offices, but there was news last year that floors 22-33 were slated to become 12 private residences. I haven't heard about the progress on those plans, but until they come to be constructed, the three story high penthouse dwelling in the pyramid top of the building is currently the only residence--as you can see in photos here, a very unique abode with a Chihuly chandelier at its center. When one rides the elevators in this building, one can look through the lattice and see each floor's number patterned right into the vintage tile floor at each landing (take a look at these interior 360 degree virtual shots). The killer views from the 35th floor Chinese Room with full surround observation deck (it's that curved overhang you see way up at center) make it a very popular venue for small wedding parties. I've shown you many interior and exterior shot of Smith Tower, as well as shots taken looking out from up above. To see all my previous shots grouped quickly together, type Smith Tower in the search box at the top of this blog.