Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Top of the World Observation Level World Trade Center
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,
• Experience the wonder of Baltimore from above and prepare to explore more of Baltimore's historic neighborhoods, landmarks and cultural attractions.
Erected by Baltimore City Heritage Area.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
Location. 39° 17.157′ N, 76° 36.596′ W. Marker is in Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is on East Pratt Street, on the right when traveling east. Located along the Baltimore Inner Harbor walkway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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); Together we remember the people of Maryland who perished on 9.11.2001 (within shouting distance of this marker); Baltimore Riot Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); USS Constellation (about 300 feet away); The Great Baltimore Oyster Partnership (about 300 feet away); The Port of Baltimore (about 300 feet away); Lightship Chesapeake (about 300 feet away); Historic Ships in Baltimore (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Inner Harbor.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 828 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 7, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.