Starbucks is a famous coffee company that started in Seattle in 1971. This is the first Starbucks coffee shop (café), in Pike Place Market. Starbucks has many different kinds of coffee drinks: Macchiato, Frappuccino, Espresso, Latte, and Americano.
Fremont: Bohemian Seattle Statue of Russian Communist, Vladimir Lenin in Seattle, from Slovakia. The Fremont Bridge Troll (el gnomo del puente)
Seattle Music Statue of Jimi Hendrix, famous rock musician from Seattle Pearl Jam and Nirvana were two famous “Grunge” bands from Seattle
Microsoft <ul><li>Computer Software Company, based in Redmond, Washington (Near Seattle) </li></ul><ul><li>Founded in 1975 by Bill </li></ul><ul><li>Gates and Paul Allen </li></ul>Bill Gates is now the 2 nd Richest Person in the World
Seattle Television Three television programs are from Seattle: Frasier Grey’s Anatomy Twin Peaks This is the famous café from Twin Peaks
Twin Peaks <ul><li>Twin Peaks was a crime-drama program from the 1980’s that was set in Washington </li></ul>The Cherry Pie at Twin Peaks Café was a famous part of the program
Snoqualmie Falls <ul><li>82 meters </li></ul><ul><li>The waterfall </li></ul><ul><li>is an important symbol to the indigenous </li></ul><ul><li>tribe </li></ul>
Why is Seattle unique? Evergreen Point Floating Bridge: The Bridge sits on the water!
Seattle Houseboats House boats come in all shapes and sizes! There are about 500 houseboats in Seattle today.
Experience Music Project: Seattle’s Music Museum Created by Frank Gehry
The Space Needle <ul><li>The Space Needle was built for the 1962 World’s Fair </li></ul><ul><li>It’s 184 meters high and there is a restaurant at the top </li></ul><ul><li>It can withstand a 9.1 earthquake </li></ul>Fireworks on New Year’s Eve
Qwest Field: Seattle Seahawks and Sounders FC Qwest Field is the stadium for the Seattle Seahawks (American Football) and the Seattle Sounders FC (Soccer). The stadium holds 67,000 people and is the loudest in the NFL (football league)
Safeco Field: Home of the Seattle Mariners Safeco Field has a roof that can open and close, if it starts to rain.
And don’t forget an umbrella… because it rains a lot in Seattle!