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Top of the World Observation Level World Trade Center

 
 
Top of the World Observation Level World Trade Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 16, 2010
1. Top of the World Observation Level World Trade Center Marker
Inscription. Baltimore's World Trade Center, completed in 1977, was a cornerstone of the Inner Harbor's acclaimed redevelopment. Designed by the internationally renowned architectural firm of L.M. Pei & Partners, it is the tallest pentagonal building in the world and a beloved city landmark.

For insight and information into Baltimore's rich heritage, visit the Top of the World Observation Level on the 27th Floor of the World Trade Center and discover the city's history, culture and people as seen from unobstructed panoramic windows. From this vantage point visitors can:

Trace maritime trade routes to understand how Baltimore evolved from the sleepy seaport to a bustling center of commerce and culture.

Glimpse the white marble steps of Baltimore's famed row homes and spires of the churches that anchored communities settled by African, Asian and European Americans over hundreds of years.

Observe Baltimore's role as an international gateway and see ships unload raw materials, consumer goods and cruise ship travelers.

Learn how city leaders transformed a former industrial harbor into a world-class tourist attraction, business hub and residential center.

Experience the wonder of Baltimore from above and prepare to explore more of Baltimore's historic neighborhoods, landmarks and cultural attractions.
Top of the World Observation Level World Trade Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 16, 2010
2. Top of the World Observation Level World Trade Center Marker

 
Erected by Baltimore City Heritage Area.
 
Location. 39° 17.157′ N, 76° 36.596′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is on East Pratt Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located along the Baltimore Inner Harbor walkway. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. An Active Port for 300 Years (here, next to this marker); Baltimore Riot Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); USS Constellation (about 300 feet away); The Port of Baltimore (about 300 feet away); Lightship Chesapeake (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Baltimore Riot Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Baltimore Turns the Tide (approx. 0.2 miles away); Adventure Begins at the Bay's Front Door (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Baltimore.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Baltimore World Trade Center image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 16, 2010
3. Baltimore World Trade Center
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 708 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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