Accession Number: C.2008.879.19
Dimensions: 0.25 in X 2.5 in
Dimensions (Metric): 0.635 cm X 6.35 cm
Credit Line: Gift of Anthony J. LaRocca
Souvenir button with green printed text: "I've Been to the Top of the World | The Observation Deck at the World Trade Center" and a graphic of the Twin Towers in the center.
At 1,377 feet, the South Tower Observation Deck’s outdoor viewing platform was the highest in the world. On a clear day, one could see for 45 miles in each direction from the Observation Deck. On average, the Observation Deck attracted 1.8 million visitors per year. From the opening day of the Observation Deck in December 1975, through close of business the night of September 10, 2001, approximately 46,350,000 visitors experienced the views from the top of the South Tower.