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Seattlepi.com says the P-I Globe is expected to be saved.

The iconic globe will be considered for landmark nomination on Wednesday by the Seattle’s Landmark Preservation Board, according to seattlepi.com:

The Seattle P-I globe, a familiar city icon since the late 1940s, is expected to be preserved through an agreement with the Hearst Corporation, the city and the Museum of History and Industry.

The globe, built in 1948, is 18 1/2-feet high. The whole structure is 30-feet high.