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, 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.
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. Touch 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); Holocaust Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Discover Baltimore: Four Centuries of Change (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Baltimore Riot Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 750 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 7, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.