Top of the World Observation Level World Trade Center

Top of the World Observation Level World Trade Center (HMLVH)

Location: Baltimore, MD 21202
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 17.157', W 76° 36.596'

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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.
Placed ByBaltimore City Heritage Area
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 6:35pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 361152 N 4349744
Decimal Degrees39.28595000, -76.60993333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 17.157', W 76° 36.596'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 17' 9.42" N, 76° 36' 35.76" W
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Area Code(s)301, 410, 443
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401 E Pratt St, Baltimore MD 21202, US
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