Washington Monument

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Height: Occupied
152.3 m / 500 ft
Height: To Tip
169.1 m / 555 ft
Height: Architectural
169.1 m / 555 ft
Washington Monument Outline
Height: Observatory
152.3 m / 500 ft

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Involved in Re-Measurement of Washington Monument Height
17 Feb 2015 – CTBUH In the Media

Research Papers

Myth-busting: The Incredible “Shrinking” Washington Monument
Aug 2015 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue III

World’s Highest Observation Decks
Aug 2015 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue III

Other Building Facts

Government surveyors put the exact height of the Washington Monument in 2015 at 554 feet, 7 and 11/32 inches. Note: Above imperial height figure is rounded to the nearest foot.

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