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111 South Wacker Drive is an office tower located in Chicago. Completed in 2005 at 681 feet (208 m), the 51 story blue-glass structure is one of the tallest in the city. It sits on the site of the former U.S. Gypsum Building, one of the tallest demolished buildings in Chicago. Designed by Goettsch Partners, the building is noted for its unique parking ramp. The ramp's cyclical form creates a dramatic sloped ceiling for the building's main lobby underneath.
1221 Avenue of the Americas, also known as the McGraw-Hill Building is a skyscraper built in 1969, located at 1221 Sixth Avenue, Midtown Manhattan, New York City, New York, between Sixth Avenue and Seventh Avenue. It is the third building in Manhattan to have the McGraw-Hill name, and is one of several buildings which are part of the Rockefeller Center complex expansion in the 1960s. It is 674 feet (205 m) high and 51 stories.
29 South LaSalle is a proposed 51 story skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois designed by Lucien Lagrange Architects. It would stand at 870 feet (265 m). This project would include a "renovation", and facdectomy of the adjacent New York Life Insurance Building. 29 S. LaSalle was at one time the site of the Equitable building, formerly known as the National Life building, built in 1902. It was 12 stories and one basement high, on spread foundations. Jennie and Mundie were the architects.
Continental Center I (originally named 1600 Smith Street, also known as Cullen Center Plaza) is a 51-story, 732 feet (223 m) office tower in Downtown Houston, Texas, United States. The building is the headquarters of Continental Airlines. At one point it also served as the headquarters of ExpressJet Airlines. It is a part of the Cullen Center complex. The 51 story building has about 1,098,399 square feet (102,044.6 m) of rentable Class "A" office space.
The Olympic Tower is a 620ft (189m) tall skyscraper in New York City, New York. It was constructed from 1972 to 1976 and has 51 floors. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill designed the building, which is tied with 10 East 40th Street for the 71st tallest building in New York. The tower has 225 units, 92,900 m² of floor area, and is the first building in the city to combine retail, offices, a museum, and apartments.
One Shell Square, located at 701 Poydras Street in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana, is a 51-story, 697-foot (212 m)-tall skyscraper designed in the international style by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill. It is the tallest building in both the city of New Orleans and the state of Louisiana. The building is primarily used for leaseable office space, with some retail space on the ground level.
Quantum on the Bay is a complex of skyscrapers in the City of Miami, Florida, United States. It is located just north of Downtown Miami in the Edgewater neighborhood. The complex consists of two main towers, the Quantum on the Bay South Tower and the Quantum on the Bay North Tower. The South Tower, the taller of the two, rises 554 feet (169 m) and 51 floors high. The North Tower is 536 feet (163 m) tall with 44 floors.
The Santa Maria is a residential skyscraper in the City of Miami, Florida, United States. The building is located in the city's Brickell neighborhood, south of Downtown. The building has 51 floors and is 520 feet (160 m) tall. The address is 1643 Brickell Avenue. The building is just a short distance from the Brickell Financial District. The building was completed in 1997, before the most recent major building boom in Miami began.
3 World Financial Center also known as American Express Tower, is one of the thirty tallest skyscrapers in New York City, located on West Street between Liberty Street and Vesey Street in Lower Manhattan. Rising 739 feet (225 m), the building is the tallest of the four buildings in the World Financial Center complex that stands in southwest Manhattan. It is similar in design to Two World Financial Center, except that its roof is a solid pyramid rather than 2 WFC's dome-shaped design.