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The Travelers Tower, named after the insurance company Travelers Insurance, is one of the highest structures in Hartford, Connecticut. It provides a picturesque view of the city as well as Connecticut River and the other surrounding areas. Its observation deck on the 27th floor also has two areas, the indoor and outdoor.


Architect Donn Barber designed this building using a Neo-classical approach. In 1919, its construction was completed. The building stretches to 34 stories or 527 feet. It also flashes a red beacon at daytime to aid air navigators while a white light is visible at night.

Another popular attraction for the Travelers Tower is the fact that it serves as a nestling site for the endangered specie, Peregrine Falcons. A Falconcam has also been installed to monitor their behavioral patterns. These recording from are accessible even to the public.


The Travelers Tower was, once upon a time, the tallest structure in New England. And today, it remains to be a formidable architectural masterpiece in Hartford.
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