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Terminal Tower Observation Deck

The 42nd floor of Terminal Tower has been restored and open to the public for limited weekends.

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    The 42nd floor observation deck was closed after 9/11. It has been restored and is just below the round microwave dish near the top.
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    For a limited number of weekends, families can experience amazing views of Cleveland.
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    Looking west toward Lakewood's Gold Coast.
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    Looking north toward the Lake Erie lighthouses and breakwall.
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    Floor compass to show which way you are looking.
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    The Key Tower, which surpassed Terminal Tower as Cleveland's tallest building. GLSC and Rock Hall are to the bottom left.
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    Looking down at where the Medical Mart will be built.
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    A case filled with vintage Terminal Tower memorabilia.
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    Looking west toward Cleveland Heights..
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    Looking down at Quicken Loans Arena and Progressive Field.
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    The observation deck was restored using period photographs (seen in sign at right) as guides.
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    Imagine the engineering to build Terminal Tower, which opened in 1928.
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    Many of the fixtures, such as this door mechanism, are original.
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    Nautica Pavilion and the west bank of The Flats.
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    Looking down on the recently restored Soldiers and Sailors Memorial.
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    Soldiers and Sailors Memorial at street level.
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    Statue of Lincoln freeing the slaves inside the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial.
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    Inside the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial.
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    Inside the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial.
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    The Higbee Building in Terminal Tower now houses Positively Cleveland, and some Euclid Beach memorabilia like this dark ride car.
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    Vintage bumper car from Euclid Beach.
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    Restaurant proves that not everything costs money.