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111 Huntington Avenue (sometimes given the unofficial nickname "The R2-D2 Building" ) is one of Boston's newest skyscrapers and is part of the Prudential Center complex that also houses the Prudential Tower. Completed in 2002, the tower is 554 feet (169 meters) tall and houses 36 floors. The building is the tallest skyscraper built in Boston since 1987. 111 Huntington is Boston's eighth-tallest building. It won the 2002 bronze Emporis Skyscraper Award.
1670 Broadway is a 448 feet (137 m) tall skyscraper in Denver, Colorado. It was completed in 1980 and has 36 floors. Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC designed the building and it is the 10th tallest skyscraper in Denver. The 1670 Broadway building features, along with the tenants, a Starbucks coffee shop, Gateway Newsstand and a UMB Bank. In 2006, TIAA-CREF became one of the building's biggest tenants, and the company's symbol now adorns the top of the structure.
333 West Wacker Drive is a highrise office building in Chicago, Illinois. On the side facing the Chicago River, the building features a curved green glass façade, while on the other side the building adheres to the usual rectangular street grid. The architecture firm Kohn Pederson Fox Associates who designed 333 also designed the high-rise buildings 225 W Wacker to the east, and 191 N Wacker Drive to the south.
750 Seventh Avenue is a 615ft (187m) tall skyscraper in New York City, New York. It was completed in 1989 and has 36 floors. Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo & Associate designed the building, and it is owned by Hines. The building's continuous helix design, culminating in a chimney-like extension, was caused by the New York City Building Code, which requires setbacks. The 84 exterior column transfers exist because of the owner's requirement for a column-free space.
Asia is a residential skyscraper on Brickell Key in the Brickell district of Downtown Miami, Florida, United States. The tower rises 483 feet (147 m), with 36 floors. Asia was topped out in mid-2007, and was completed structurally in January 2008. It is currently the 20th-tallest building in Miami. The tower is one of several new residential developments taking place in Miami, and is a part of the city's recent Manhattanization wave.
The Boeing International Headquarters (colloquially known as the Boeing Building and formerly known as the Morton International Building) is a 36-floor skyscraper located in the Near West Side of Chicago. The building has been made the corporate headquarters for Boeing, which decided in 2001 to move to Chicago from Seattle. 100 North Riverside Plaza is poised on the west side of the Chicago River directly across from the downtown Loop.
Candela Hotel & Residences is an approved 410 ft (125 m) tall skyscraper in Seattle, Washington. It will have 36 floors, and will be located near the historic Pike Place Market at the intersection of 2nd Avenue and Pike Street. The architecture of the building is particularly interesting as it is significantly smaller in the middle than the top and the bottom. Construction is set to be complete in 2012.
Chase Tower, also known as Cotter Ranch Tower, is a signature skyscraper in Oklahoma City's central business district. At 152.4 meters (500 feet), it is the tallest building in the city and the fifth tallest in the state of Oklahoma. Most residents know the tower as Chase Tower but the tower's real name is Cotter Tower, named after its owner, real estate holdings owner James F. Cotter of San Antonio, Texas. Former names of the skyscraper include Liberty Tower and Bank One Tower.
Devon Energy Tower, also known as Two Allen Center, is a 521 ft (159 m) tall skyscraper in Houston, Texas. It was completed in 1978 and has 36 floors. It is the 24th tallest building in the city. The tower houses offices for Oklahoma City-based Devon Energy Corporation. The building has travertine flooring and is Energy Star labelled. It is owned by Brookfield Properties.
Five Penn Center is a 36-story highrise in downtown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is part of the Penn Center complex designed by Edmund Bacon. The building was one of the tallest in the city until the highrise building boom of the late 1980s and early 1990s and is connected via underground concourse to Suburban Station, as are all buildings in the complex. It was designed by Emery Roth & Sons and Vincent G. Kling (who also designed the Philadelphia Mint).