Washington: Come to the Fair

Seattle's excited buzz had nothing to do with the Christmas holidays: the city was in the frantic final stages of preparing for the 1962 Seattle World's Fair, which will open next April for a six months' run, attracting some 7,500,000 tourists (hopefully, as many as 10 million), to the Pacific Northwest.

Getting a Facelift. Hotels, receiving reservation requests at a 10,000-a-week clip, were already nearly sold out for the three summer months. By last week advance sales of tickets had topped $700,000. In the shadow of Queen Anne Hill, on a 74-acre tract...

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