Century 21 Exposition - Seattle 1962

Man in the age of space travel

April 21, 1962 - October 21, 1962


* Official name: Century 21 Exposition
* Category: General exhibition of the 2nd category
* Theme: Man in the age of space travel
* Duration: 21 April - 21 October 1962 (184 days)
* Location: 1.5 kilometres north of the city centre
* Area: 30 hectares
* Emblem: Space Needle
* Organisation: The Century 21 Exposition Inc. consisting of 124 members, controlled by a board of directors
* Patron: Former President Dwight D. Eisenhower
* Honorary Chairman: Albert D. Rosellini, Chief of the Washington State Government
* Chief Architect: Paul Thiry
* Chief Exhibition Designer: Herb Rosenthal
* Pavilions: five permanent buildings, ten international theme pavilions, 26 national pavilions, 4 international organisations, 49 American exhibitors
* Exhibitors: 50 nations, 4 international organisations, 152 US companies
* Visitors: 9,609,969
* Entrance fee: adults: two dollars, children up to 13 years: one dollar, season pass: 50 dollars
* Project and site preparation costs: $23,000,000
* Classification: division into five thematic branches