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Published: 4/8/2014 - Updated: 5 months ago


Toledo Zoo aquarium renovation

Construction continues on the aquarium of the Toledo Zoo. The 30,000 square foot WPA building, which opened in 1939, is undergoing a complete renovation. Slated to open in 2015, the new facility will feature 32 large tanks. The Blade got a look inside the renovation process Monday, April 7, 2014. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

Construction continues on the aquarium of the Toledo Zoo. The 30,000 square foot WPA building, which opened in 1939, is undergoing a complete renovation. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Construction continues on the aquarium of the Toledo Zoo. The 30,000 square foot WPA building, which opened in 1939,...
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Slated to open in 2015, the new aquarium will feature 32 large tanks, in addition to other small ones, holding four times as much water as before the renovation. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Slated to open in 2015, the new aquarium will feature 32 large tanks, in addition to other small ones, holding ...
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A shallow tank is under construction inside the aquarium of the Toledo Zoo. Enlarge | Buy This Photo A shallow tank is under construction inside the aquarium of the Toledo Zoo.
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Work continues on the viewing area for the 90,000 gallon tank. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Work continues on the viewing area for the 90,000 gallon tank.
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Construction workers continue to work on renovating the Toledo Zoo aquarium, which is slated to open in 2015. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Construction workers continue to work on renovating the Toledo Zoo aquarium, which is slated to open in 2015.
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The new aquarium will feature 32 large tanks, in addition to other small ones, holding four times as much water as before the renovation. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The new aquarium will feature 32 large tanks, in addition to other small ones, holding four times as much water ...
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A 25,000 gallon tank is filled with water as it is tested for leaks inside the aquarium of the Toledo Zoo. Enlarge | Buy This Photo A 25,000 gallon tank is filled with water as it is tested for leaks inside the aquarium of the Toledo Zoo.
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Rick Eayeff, director of facilities and planning, stands near a 90,000 gallon tank, which was filled with water to test for leaks Monday. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Rick Eayeff, director of facilities and planning, stands near a 90,000 gallon tank, which was filled with water to ...
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The 90,000 gallon tank, the largest in inside the Toledo Zoo's aquarium, is filled with water as construction workers test for leaks. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The 90,000 gallon tank, the largest in inside the Toledo Zoo's aquarium, is filled with water as construction workers ...
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