Seattle Central Library--Photo Gallery Page 2
This is not the interior of a Klingon warbird. It is actually the Meeting Room Level (Fourth Floor) hallway color scheme.
The psychedelic yellow escalators throughout the Library will wake anyone up!
The stairs going from the Third Level to the Meeting Room Level look like they are the landing stairs for an alien spaceship.
A carabiner on the tenth floor exterior
One of the really cool details pointed out on the architectural tour of the library is a rock climber's carabiner attached to the exterior of the ninth floor. The Library contracts the window washing to a company that employs experienced rock climbers to navigate the wild angles on the Library's exterior. The carabiner clips were installed into the mullions so the window washers (see below) could climb the building directly. Most of the windows are washed twice a year.
Window washers roped into the carabiners
The dizzying view looking straight down from the tenth floor to the street level.