BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The National Aquarium stands out among the city skyline, thanks to its unique design.

But soon, it will stand out for another reason: the rooftop will be illuminated with high-efficiency LED lights tracing the outline of the pyramid.

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This is all part of a roughly $8 million project that will replace the more than 680 panes of glass that make up the iconic pyramid.

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The goal is to begin making the glass this summer with construction set to begin sometime next year.

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CBS Baltimore Staff