observation deck

noun

: a platform built so that people can see or watch something
You can see into three different states from the mountaintop restaurant's observation deck.

Examples of observation deck in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Even more questionable, however, was the decision to film multiple performances in front of the University of Texas’ Tower at all, where in 1966 a gunman opened fire from its observation deck, killing 14 people. Joseph Hudak, Rolling Stone, 8 Apr. 2024 Travel by boat to the Anan Estuary and Wildlife Observatory in the Tongass National Forest (Anan Creek has Southeast Alaska’s largest pink salmon run) and climb to the observation deck overlooking cascading waterfalls. Janice Wald Henderson, Condé Nast Traveler, 7 Mar. 2024 Outdoors, the private and grassy grounds are spotlighted by amenities ranging from an observation deck, to a pool and spa nestled alongside an open-air cabana. Wendy Bowman, Robb Report, 23 Feb. 2024 It was originally designed to rise 912 feet and feature an observation deck at the top, although Bedrock scaled back those plans. Detroit Free Press, 14 Feb. 2024 Records obtained by The Enquirer revealed that the developer is working with Cincinnati's building and fire departments to ensure the observation deck can be reopened safely. The Enquirer, 31 Jan. 2024 CoStar will also pay nearly $14 million to Arlington to obtain sole use of an observation deck at its new building at 1201 Wilson Blvd., which had been open to the public since 2019. Teo Armus, Washington Post, 14 Feb. 2024 Those who could spare one dollar in 1931 — the equivalent of about $20 today — could visit the observation deck and gaze like a god over New York. Michael Kimmelman, New York Times, 25 Oct. 2023 Enjoying the view from its observation deck is arguably one of the best things to do in Chicago. Meena Thiruvengadam, Travel + Leisure, 5 Feb. 2024

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“Observation deck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/observation%20deck. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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