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the Space Needle as seen through the Olympic Iliad sculpture in Seattle
February 14, 2013

Olympic Iliad, Seattle

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This is a photo of Seattle's Space Needle looking through the Olympic Iliad sculpture, both of which are located in Seattle Center.

(This photo and caption were submitted to Your Shot.)

What Makes This a Photo of the Day? The color and shape of this structure are striking of course, but I really like how you get a glimpse of a familiar icon, the Space Needle, while looking through the abstraction of a less familiar one. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor

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Photograph by Brian Poon, Your Shot
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