Skyscrapers Cities Boston 101 Federal Street

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Height380 feet

About 101 Federal Street

101 Federal Street is a skyscraper on Federal Street in the Financial District neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. Completed in 1988, the 116 meter (381 ft) building was designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC. The building is also known as 75 - 101 Federal Street These buildings contain 800,000 sq ft (74,000 m) of office space. The State Street Trust Building is the 75 Federal Street portion of the building. The Art Deco building was designed by Thomas M. James in 1929.. In the late 1980s, the Boston Redevelopment Authority allowed for the elimination of smaller narrow streets to create larger building parcels. This is how an L-shaped parcel was created to make room for 101 Federal Street.. 101 Federal is three crenellated shafts joined to 75 Federal Street on the first eleven floors. The limestone facade takes into account the coloring of the older 75 Federal St. The exterior surfaces of the 21 story building at 75 Federal consists of low relief figurative and floral bands on street level floors.. The exterior also features bronze panel sculptures depicting finance, architecture and sculpture, agriculture, power and transportation..

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