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bicentennial tower

Bicentennial Tower Trivia

  • Height of first observation deck: 17 feet
  • Height of second observation deck: 138 feet
  • Height to top of flagpole: 187 feet
  • Number of stairs from the first observation deck to the second observation deck: 210
tower at dusk
Phase I
  • Construction of New Steel Sheet Pile Facing & Surface Improvements
  • Start Date: September 25, 1995
  • Completion Date: October 16, 1996
  • Phase I Cost: $1.6 million
Phase II
  • Construction of Observation Tower, Concession Stand and Interior Improvements
  • Start Date: December 26, 1995
  • Completion Date: October 19, 1996
  • Phase II Cost: $2.1 million

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