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The Encinal Tower is a skyscraper proposed for construction in Downtown Oakland, California. The mixed-use tower is planned to rise 715 feet (218 m) and contain 56 floors for office and residential use. The current project design consists of a glass and X-bracing-covered cylindrical building with one side that resembles a roll of fabric unraveling.
The Metropolitan Tower is a 77-story, 716 ft (218 m) residential skyscraper in Manhattan, New York City, standing at 146 West 57th Street. The building has 235 apartment units. The tower could be described as an international style tower, but it was described as postmodern, because it features setbacks and triangular shapes, dark glass and a sculpted base. Construction started in 1984, and was finished in 1987.
One Shell Plaza (OSP) is a 50 floor skyscraper at 910 Louisiana Street in Downtown Houston, Texas, United States. At its completion in 1971, One Shell Plaza was the tallest building in Houston, Texas, standing 715 feet (218 m) tall. Including the antenna tower on its top, the height is 985 feet (300.2 m). One Shell Plaza was designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP. Associate architects of One Shell Plaza were Wilson, Morris, Crain & Anderson.