One Meridian Plaza

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Height: To Tip
150 m / 492 ft
Height: Architectural
150 m / 492 ft
One Meridian Plaza Outline
Floors Above Ground


Official Name One Meridian Plaza
Other Names Meridian Bank Building
Structure Type Building
Status Demolished
Country United States
City Philadelphia
Street Address & Map 1416 South Penn Square
Building Function office
Structural Material steel
Completion 1972
Demolished 1999

Companies Involved

Design Vincent Kling & Associates

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Study Examines Tallest Demolished Buildings
4 Jun 2018 – CTBUH Research

First CTBUH Demolition Working Group Meeting
5 Nov 2014 – Event Report

Research Papers

World's Tallest Demolished Buildings
27 Apr 2018 – CTBUH Journal, 2018 Issue II

Building Façade or Fire Safety Façade?
May 2008 – CTBUH Journal, 2008 Issue II

Other Building Facts

On February 23rd, 1991 the building was severely damaged by a fire that broke out on the 22nd floor that spread to the 30th floor. It was eventually demolished in 1999, making it the 3rd tallest building in the world to be demolished at that time.

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