The Seattle skyline bathed in blue, in honor of Paul Allen, from the Great Wheel on the waterfront to “PA” on the Russell Investments Center. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota)
Buildings and landmarks across the Seattle region are lit up in blue this weekend in honor of Paul Allen, the late Microsoft co-founder.
These images from Alki Beach in West Seattle, captured by GeekWire’s Kevin Lisota, show the downtown Seattle skyline in blue, and the initials “PA” in lights on the Russell Investments Center from across Elliott Bay.
Downtown Seattle and CenturyLink Field. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota)
Here’s the perspective from the Jose Rizal Bridge, putting a different hue on the view from a classic Seattle photo location.
Downtown Seattle at right, with CenturyLink Field at left. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota.)
The tribute stretched across the region, to the Eastside and T-Mobile headquarters in Bellevue, Wash., where GeekWire’s Alan Boyle took this photo.
T-Mobile went from magenta to blue in honor of Paul Allen. (GeekWire Photo / Alan Boyle)
Other structures involved in the coordinated tribute include the Space Needle, the Great Wheel, Microsoft’s City Center Bellevue building, the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington, the Amazon Spheres, and CenturyLink Field, where Allen’s Seattle Seahawks will take on the San Diego Chargers on Sunday in the first home game since Allen died Oct. 15.
Shining blue tonight in honor of Paul Allen 💙 #ThanksPaul pic.twitter.com/R5hNFX8i8a
— CenturyLink Field (@CenturyLink_Fld) November 4, 2018
Nearby, Paul Allen’s Living Computers: Museum + Labs is lit up in blue, as well.
Even the Smithsonian Institution is taking part.
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