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The Gym At Carew Tower, Cincinnati

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Architectural Building
Visit the Art Deco The Gym At Carew Tower, part of the National Register of Historic Places and for 80 years the city's tallest building. Built in 1930, it towered over the town for the next eight decades at a height of 175 m (574 ft), and also served as an inspiration for the Empire State Building in New York City. Make your way up 49 stories to the observation platform at the top. From there, enjoy sweeping views over the cityscape and river around you. Afterward, wander the building and browse its assortment of shops and eateries, and don't forget to grab a city souvenir from the gift shop on your way out. Plan to visit The Gym At Carew Tower and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Cincinnati attractions using our Cincinnati holiday planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • Best views of the city from the observation deck - Stunning Art Deco design - Interesting history - Worthwhile  more »
  • The history of Carew Tower and it's location in the The beautiful Netherlands Plaza made it worth while addition to our trip!  more »
  • Although it seemed quite odd walking into the Carew Tower and simply taking an elevator up the 45th floor, this was a very cool and budget friendly experience. In most larger cities, observation decks...  more »
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  • The lady at the top doesnt math so make sure you take exact change. Awesome view as others have said.
  • One of the best views in the Midwest outside of Chicago - and a really beautiful architectural gem. Just stunning.
  • Nice city view.
  • 2nd tallest building around and you can see everything. Elevator up and $2 for a great view so whats there to complain about!
  • Best Carew Saw I can see the Skyview from Norwood, and Covington, KY