Created 1-Sep-12
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We had the opportunity to go through the new Cleveland Aquarium the week before it opened!
Back in 1985, we took our two sons down to the area of the Flats which is now home to the Powerhouse complex.  (March 1985)© Carolyn S. Murray 1985The Powerhouse is located right on the west bank of the Cuyahoga River.  (March 1985)© Carolyn S. Murray 1985I'm sure this was Larry explaining to our son Chas exactly what this area used to be.  ;-)(March 1985)© Carolyn S. Murray 1985The Powerhouse building was constructed in the late 19th century to provide energy to power the city's streetcars. (March 1985)© Carolyn S. Murray 1985Now, 27 years after we took these photos of the Powerhouse, we're thrilled to have them.  (March 1985)© Carolyn S. Murray 1985Shortly after our visit to the powerhouse, we visited the Cleveland Aquarium .....circa 1985.  (March 1985)© Carolyn S. Murray 1985And now, back to the future!  We were able to take a sneak peek at the new Greater Cleveland Aquarium a week before it's grand opening.  The water in some of the tanks was still being filtered, and thThe aquarium has forty tanks of differing sizes, which are home to a large variety of creatures.  (January 2012)© Carolyn S. Murray 2012© Carolyn S. Murray 2012© Carolyn S. Murray 2012There are tunnels that visitors will walk through, being able to see fish on either side, or swimming overhead.  (January 2012)© Carolyn S. Murray 2012There were scuba divers in the tanks cleaning the windows in anticipation of the grand opening.  (January 2012)© Carolyn S. Murray 2012© Carolyn S. Murray 2012© Carolyn S. Murray 2012© Carolyn S. Murray 2012© Carolyn S. Murray 2012© Carolyn S. Murray 2012© Carolyn S. Murray 2012© Carolyn S. Murray 2012© Carolyn S. Murray 2012

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