Boston Facts

150m+ Buildings 19 Completed1 Under Constr.
Tallest Building 200 Clarendon (241 m)
Global Ranking #45 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #9 in North America by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #8 in USA by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Marriott's Custom House (1915)
Average Building Age 40 years
Most Common Function Office, 90%
Most Common Material Steel, 87%

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings.

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   200 Clarendon 1976 241 m
2   Prudential Tower 1964 229 m
3   Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences One… 2019 227 m
4   Millennium Tower 2016 208 m
5   Federal Reserve Building 1978 184 m
6   BNY Mellon Center at One Boston Place 1970 183 m
7   One International Place 1987 183 m
8   100 Federal Street 1971 180 m
9   One Financial Center 1984 180 m
10   111 Huntington Avenue 2002 172 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   200 Clarendon 1976 241 m
2   Winthrop Square Tower - 236 m
3   Prudential Tower 1964 229 m
4   Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences One… 2019 227 m
5   111 Federal Street - 226 m
6   One Bromfield - 224 m
7   Millennium Tower 2016 208 m
8   South Station Tower - 206 m
9   Copley Place Residential Tower - 191 m
10   Federal Reserve Building 1978 184 m
  Completed   Under Constr.   Proposed

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