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Capella Tower (formerly 225 South Sixth) is a skyscraper in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. The building opened in 1992 with the First Bank Place being the headquarters for First Bank System. In 1997, First Bank System acquired US Bancorp and changed the name of the building to US Bancorp Place. The headquarters of US Bancorp moved into the US Bancorp Center in 2000, whereupon the tower changed to 225 South 6th Street In March 2009, the building took its present name.
55 East Erie is an all-residential skyscraper in Chicago. It is at 647 ft (197 m). Designed by Fujikawa Johnson & Associates and Searl & Associates Architects, the 56 story building was completed in 2004 and is the third-tallest all-residential building in the United States after Trump World Tower in New York City, and the nearby 340 on the Park completed in 2007 in Chicago. The design called for flying buttresses around the mechanical penthouse, which were eventually dropped.
The Bank of America Center is a highrise representing one of the first significant examples of postmodern architecture construction in downtown Houston, Texas. Formerly the RepublicBank Center, NCNB Center, and NationsBank Center the building was completed in October 1983, and designed by award winning architect Phillip Johnson and partner John Burgee and is reminiscent of the Dutch Gothic architecture of canal houses in The Netherlands. .
The Barclay Tower is a skyscraper located in New York City's TriBeCa near Lower Manhattan. The residential building rises 673 feet (205 m) above street level, containing 56 floors for 441 rental units. Construction of the building lasted from 2005 to 2007, with the topping out ceremony happening in Fall 2006. This tower block is also one of the tallest new residential buildings in New York City.
The Capitol Grand Tower is a proposed residential skyscraper located on the northeast corner of 12th and J Streets in downtown Sacramento, California. The proposal stands at 965 feet (294 m), which is significantly taller than Sacramento's current tallest building, the Wells Fargo Center. The tower was originally proposed as a 701 foot (213 m) tower containing 56 floors. These floors would contain 280 condominiums, 200 hotel rooms, and 50,000 square feet (4,650 square meter) of office space.
The Chanin Building is a brick and terra cotta skyscraper located at 122 East 42nd Street, at the corner of Lexington Avenue, in Manhattan. Built by Irwin S. Chanin in 1929, it is 56 stories high, reaching 197.8 metres (649 ft) excluding the spire and 207.3 metres (680 ft) including it. It was designed by Sloan & Robertson in the Art Deco style,, with the assistance of Chanin's own architect Jacques Delamarre, and it incorporates architectural sculpture by Rene Paul Chambellan.
Columbus Centre is a proposed skyscraper planned for construction in the Coral Way neighborhood of Miami, Florida. The tower is one of several residential towers proposed for the city. With a planned height of 710 feet (216 meters), the building would stand as one of the tallest in Miami if completed. The tower has an estimated completion date of 2010, and would rise 56 floors. Columbus Centre is a part of the recent Manhattanization wave that is taking place throughout Miami.
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.
Platinum on the Bay is an approved skyscraper in Miami, Florida. It was approved by the City of Miami and the Federal Aviation Administration in 2005, and the original developer sold the land and design in the summer of 2006. Construction began in August 2007 but was never finished. The building site is located in northern Midtown Miami, near the Wynwood district. It is a bayfront property, located on Northeast 7th Avenue between 29th and 30th Streets.
Plaza on Brickell is an urban development in the City of Miami, Florida, United States. The complex consists of two skyscrapers and a retail center at the base, connecting the two towers. The towers completed construction in late 2007. The Plaza on Brickell Tower I, the taller of the two buildings, rises 610 feet (190 m) and 56 floors. The Plaza on Brickell Tower II is 525 feet (160 m) tall, and has 48 floors. The two towers, although different in height, are twin towers in design.