Seattle – Emerald City Seattle is known as the ‘Emerald City’ as it’s filled with greenery all year round. (Must have something to do with all that rain.) Known internationally as the home of grunge and Starbucks, architecturally Seattle is a city with a little bit of everything – home to many older buildings and striking skyscrapers. Named “the smartest city in America” by Forbes magazine, it’s the hometown of Bill Gates and astronaut Gregory C. Johnson. Our Seattle skyline includes: - Chihuli Garden and Glass - Museum of Pop Culture - Seattle Centre Monorail - Space Needle - Pike Place Market - The Seattle Great Wheel. - U.S. Bank Centre - Rainier Square Tower - Two Union Square - Rainier Tower - Russell Investments Centre - 1201 Third Avenue - Safeco Plaza - Central Public Library - DocuSign Tower - F5 Tower - Columbia Centre - Seattle Municipal Tower - Smith Tower - Mountain Rainier. Designed in London, exclusively by Siluet - City Silhouettes.