Great American Tower’s Tiara to be Lit
CINCINNATI – November 5, 2010 – The tiara atop Great American Tower at Queen City Square will be lit on Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, just in time for the much anticipated game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cincinnati Bengals at nearby Paul Brown Stadium.
Lighting will be provided by 192 strategically located lights at the top of the tower. Together, they will produce more than 65,000 watts. All lights are metal halide lights, which are highly efficient and long-lasting. Installation of the lights is expected to be completed and tested throughout the week, leading up to Monday night.
Interesting facts about Great American Tower at Queen City Square:
The architecturally distinctive Great American Tower at Queen City Square – named after its lead tenant Great American Insurance – is the second phase of an office, parking and retail complex located on Sycamore Street between Third and Fourth streets. The project has three major components: a 1,600-car parking garage on 11 levels; an 800,000 sq. ft., 33-level office tower above a portion of the garage; and a interior pedestrian promenade with retail space. The tower is adjacent and connected to the existing 303 Broadway, the first phase of Queen City Square. In its entirety, the Queen City Square complex contains more than 1 million square feet of office and retail space and 2,200 parking spaces, and required a total investment of about $400 million from Western & Southern.
Queen City Square is a development of Eagle Realty Group, a member of Western & Southern Financial Group (Western & Southern), and is co-sponsored by Eagle Realty Group’s funding partners, the Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority and the City of Cincinnati. Construction is the responsibility of Turner Construction.