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APRIL 21-0CT0BER 21,1962 SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, U.S.A.
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JjLmerica's first space-age world's fair
will open its doors to the world in Seattle
on April 21, 1962. Century 21 Exposition's f "Man in Space" theme will unfold a
glittering projection of life in the year
2000, against a backdrop of man's accomplishments today in the space age.
This will be the first international exposition to be held in the United States for
The world-wide importance of Century
21 Exposition emerged dramatically in
September of 1959, when the government of the United States appropriated
$9,000,000 to become prime exhibitor.
In Paris, the Bureau of International
Expositions has given its sanction to
Century 21 as the only exposition in the
western hemisphere approved for participation by its 30 member nations. This
is the second time a U. S. exposition has
ever achieved this world recognition.
Century 21 Exposition is located at the
heart of a metropolitan population of
one million people...surrounded by
mountains, lakes, salt water and tall timber. A vigorous, dynamic center of commerce on the West Coast of the United
States, Seattle is only 12 hours from Europe, 9 hours from the Orient and 6M
hours from New York by jet.
Underscoring the tremendous interest in
the scientific theme of Century 21, the
National Science Fair will be held in
conjunction with the Exposition. The
Science Fair, culmination of the year's
work by thousands of high school scientists, will be held in May, 1962, during
the first month of Century 21.
By 1962, the opening of Century 21
Exposition, the Greater Seattle area wTill
be able to provide lodging for 45,500
visitors each day, more hotel, motel and
other accommodations than were developed for the Brussels World's Fair.
Leading hotel, motel and apartment
owners' associations have formed Expo
Lodging Service, a non-profit corporation, which will assist in placing reservations, guarantee convenient service and
establish rates within a scale of price
ranges suitable for all.
Please direct all housing and reservation
requests to EXPO LODGING SERVICE,
312 First Avenue North, Seattle 9,