We have all heard the comparative statements such as “it looks the same” or it’s “apples to apples”. This might be true if they were all apples. For the architectural and building community, this lowest level quality control standard should always be questioned.
Iconic Seattle Space Needle is probably the most notable Pacific NW high point, next to Mt. Hood east of Portland, OR. This is a busy city along with the surrounding cities and sprawling metro areas that boarder the Puget Sound, north to south.