Terminal Tower, Cleveland

Terminal Tower, Cleveland

The Terminal Tower is one of the most noteworthy buildings in Cleveland, having been completed in 1930. This building has 52 floors and was the tallest building outside New York City until 1953. During its history, this building has served as an office building and a residence. The building's 42nd floor has an observation deck, allowing views up to 30 miles away.

This tower's exterior has 508 LED lights that can feature lighting themes for holidays and to show support for causes. Red, white and blue is commonly seen on federal holidays, while red and green are in use during the holiday season. Color themes for causes have included red for heart disease awareness, pink for breast cancer awareness, and rainbow colors in honor of GLBT causes.

There is shopping available in the lower floors of the tower, and visitors will also find some restaurants representing several cuisine types. A movie theater allows visitors to catch a movie while in the area. There is also a walkway to Progressive Field and Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse from the building.

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Terminal Tower on Map

Sight Name: Terminal Tower
Sight Location: Cleveland, USA (See walking tours in Cleveland)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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