CTBUH Gold Member

Gensler

About

Member Since: 2008

Member Offices: Chicago, San Francisco

Website: http://www.gensler.com/

As architects, designers, planners and consultants, Gensler partners with clients on some 3,000 projects every year. These projects can be as small as a wine label or as large as a new urban district.

With more than 4,000 professionals networked across 46 locations, they serve their clients as trusted advisors, combining localized expertise with global perspective wherever new opportunities arise.

Their work reflects an enduring commitment to sustainability, and the belief that design is one of the most powerful strategic tools for securing a lasting competitive advantage.

Fields of Expertise

Architecture; Cost Consulting; Interior Design

Buildings

Please note that all heights shown in italics/red are estimated heights. These have been calculated based on known floor counts for the building, then extrapolated through analyzing typically hundreds of buildings of the same function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard building features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of these estimations.

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Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height
1 Shanghai Tower
632 m / 2,073  ft
2 Tower Fifth
474.4 m / 1,556  ft
3 International Land-Sea Center
458.2 m / 1,503  ft
4 Willis Tower
442.1 m / 1,451  ft
5 One Vanderbilt Avenue
427 m / 1,401  ft
6 Bank of America Tower
365.8 m / 1,200  ft
7 The St. Regis Chicago
362.9 m / 1,191  ft
8 Deji World Trade Center Tower 1
326.5 m / 1,071  ft
9 Shimao Canton Financial Center
320 m / 1,050  ft
10 Zhangjiang Science Gate Tower 1
320 m / 1,050  ft

Awards

New Development Bank

Award of Excellence: New Development Bank

Best Tall Building, by Region, Asia 2024

Ctbuh Leaders

Joe Fan

Joe Fan

CTBUH Expert Chinese Translation Committee, 2016 – Present

Shanghai

Reechal Mevada

Reechal Mevada

CTBUH Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee, 2021 – Present

New York City

Aysu Unal

Aysu Unal

CTBUH New York City Chapter, 2021 – Present

New York City

Building Completions Timeline

Videos

22 January 2021

Highlights - CTBUH China New Year Talk: Future City

Organized around the theme of the "future city," CTBUH held new year talk and Chinese book release in One Museum Place, Shanghai. The CTBUH China...

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Research

05 July 2023

Building Re-Use as Re-Envision: New Life for an Outdated Edifice

The renovation of 633 Folsom Street in San Francisco demonstrates the great potential in creatively re-imagining mid-century office buildings. In lieu of assuming eventual demolition...

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Global News

12 June 2024

33-Story Mixed-Use Building Planned for Houston

A 33-story mixed-use tower, Woodway Tower, is being planned for Houston's Uptown/Galleria area next to Memorial Park. The 618,000 square feet (57,414 square meters) project...

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Please note that all heights shown in italics/red are estimated heights. These have been calculated based on known floor counts for the building, then extrapolated through analyzing typically hundreds of buildings of the same function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard building features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of these estimations.

RANK
Name
Height
1 Suzhou Zhongnan Center

729 m / 2,392 ft

2 Shanghai Tower

632 m / 2,073 ft

3 Gateway Tower

610 m / 2,001 ft

4 Evergrande Hefei Center T1

518 m / 1,699 ft

5 The Constellation

500 m / 1,640 ft

6 Suzhou Zhongnan Center

499 m / 1,638 ft

7 Tower Fifth

474 m / 1,556 ft

8 International Land-Sea Center

458 m / 1,503 ft

9 Willis Tower

442 m / 1,451 ft

10 One Vanderbilt Avenue

427 m / 1,401 ft

11 2 World Trade Center

403 m / 1,323 ft

12 Bank of America Tower

366 m / 1,200 ft

13 The St. Regis Chicago

363 m / 1,191 ft

14 Four Seasons Hotel Tower 2

355 m / 1,165 ft

15 Xiamen Cross Strait Financial Centre

344 m / 1,128 ft

16 Deji World Trade Center Tower 1

327 m / 1,071 ft

17 Shimao Canton Financial Center

320 m / 1,050 ft

18 Zhangjiang Science Gate Tower 1

320 m / 1,050 ft

18 Zhangjiang Science Gate Tower 2

320 m / 1,050 ft

20 Chrysler Building

319 m / 1,046 ft

21 New York Times Tower

319 m / 1,046 ft

22 Fanya International Finance Building North

318 m / 1,043 ft

23 Fanya International Finance Building South

318 m / 1,043 ft

24 The Rainbow Gate Tower 1

316 m / 1,037 ft

25 Botai Tower

315 m / 1,033 ft

26 U.S. Bank Tower

310 m / 1,018 ft

27 KAFD World Trade Center

304 m / 997 ft

28 Tameer Commercial Tower

300 m / 984 ft

29 Xiamen Shimao Straits Tower B

295 m / 969 ft

30 Shimao Qianhai Center

294 m / 966 ft

31 Concord International Centre

290 m / 951 ft

32 Evergrande Hefei Center T5

290 m / 951 ft

33 Powerlong Center Tower 1

290 m / 951 ft

34 Lumina Shanghai

285 m / 935 ft

35 Rongmin Financial Center

270 m / 886 ft

36 Sixth & Guadalupe

267 m / 875 ft

37 Chase Tower

265 m / 868 ft

38 Riyad Bank Tower

264 m / 866 ft

39 Evergrande Hefei Center T4

260 m / 853 ft

40 Devon Energy Center

257 m / 844 ft

41 Le Phare de Quebec Tour 1

250 m / 820 ft

42 Xiamen Shimao Straits Tower A

250 m / 820 ft

43 One Museum Place

249 m / 816 ft

44 Jia Fa Centre

247 m / 811 ft

45 Tencent Seafront Tower 1

246 m / 806 ft

46 Vanke Yun City

244 m / 800 ft

47 The St. Regis Jakarta Residences

243 m / 796 ft

48 Waldorf Astoria + Magnolias Ratchaprasong

242 m / 794 ft

49 Z14 Plot Tower 1

238 m / 781 ft

49 Z14 Plot Tower 2

238 m / 781 ft

51 The Bow

237 m / 779 ft

52 Palm Tower

232 m / 760 ft

53 Tameer Tower A

227 m / 745 ft

53 Tameer Tower C

227 m / 745 ft

55 Dawangjing 618 Tower 1

227 m / 745 ft

56 Sapphire Residences

225 m / 738 ft

57 3 Houston Center

221 m / 725 ft

58 Block 16

220 m / 723 ft

59 Huijin Center 2

220 m / 722 ft

60 Dawangjing 626 Tower 1

220 m / 722 ft

61 Xiamen International Centre Hotel Tower

216 m / 709 ft

62 Dawangjing 626 Tower 2

216 m / 709 ft

63 JPMorgan Chase Tower

216 m / 707 ft

64 21st Century Mansion

210 m / 689 ft

65 Burj Alshaya West Tower

205 m / 673 ft

66 The Ritz-Carlton Los Angeles

203 m / 667 ft

67 BM Plaza Office Tower

203 m / 666 ft

68 SJC Tower

200 m / 656 ft

69 Huiya Building

200 m / 656 ft

69 Phoenix International Book City East Tower

200 m / 656 ft

71 Evergrande Hefei Center T3

200 m / 656 ft

72 One Market Square

198 m / 651 ft

73 550 Madison Avenue

197 m / 647 ft

74 Riverwalk Place

195 m / 640 ft

75 Tencent Seafront Tower 2

195 m / 639 ft

76 Thea at Metropolis Tower 3

191 m / 627 ft

77 Park Tower 1

191 m

627 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 49 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 462 other buildings of the same Residential / Office function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
77 Park Tower 2

191 m

627 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 49 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 462 other buildings of the same Residential / Office function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
79 Pujiang International Finance Plaza

190 m / 623 ft

80 79 Robinson Road

185 m / 607 ft

81 Aria Resort & Casino

183 m / 600 ft

82 The Iconic

183 m / 600 ft

83 Hearst Tower

182 m / 597 ft

84 The Finance Centre

180 m / 591 ft

85 Le Phare de Quebec Tour 2

180 m / 591 ft

86 Wenzhou Donghai Square A

180 m / 591 ft

87 Citic Pacific Fortune Plaza 1

180 m / 591 ft

88 Kamiyacho Trust Tower

180 m / 591 ft

89 Fairmont Austin

180 m / 591 ft

90 Powerlong Center Tower 2

180 m / 590 ft

91 Citic Pacific Fortune Plaza 2

177 m / 581 ft

92 Bank of America Tower

176 m / 579 ft

93 Evergrande Hefei Center T2

170 m / 558 ft

94 Dawangjing 618 Tower 3

170 m / 557 ft

95 Deji World Trade Center Tower 2

168 m / 551 ft

96 The Tower at PNC Plaza

166 m / 544 ft

97 1 St. Clair West

166 m / 543 ft

98 Lavenue Crown

160 m / 525 ft

99 399 Park Avenue

160 m / 524 ft

100 RRI Energy Plaza

158 m / 518 ft

101 The Hub on Causeway Office Tower

155 m / 508 ft

102 One Indiana Square

154 m / 504 ft

103 Dawangjing 618 Tower 2

154 m / 504 ft

104 The Post Oak

152 m / 499 ft

105 555 Collins Street

152 m / 499 ft

106 388 Greenwich Street

151 m / 496 ft

107 The Hub on Causeway Residential & Hotel Tower

151 m / 495 ft

108 New Development Bank

151 m / 495 ft

109 Beijing Capital Land Lize Financial Center Hotel

150 m / 492 ft

110 Beijing Capital Land Lize Financial Center Tower 1

150 m / 492 ft

110 Ju Jie Financial Center Tower 1

150 m / 492 ft

112 China Electronics Headquarters Tower 1

150 m / 492 ft

113 WPP Campus

150 m / 491 ft

114 Tameer Tower D

149 m / 490 ft

115 Hess Tower

149 m / 490 ft

116 Shenzhen Avary Holding Headquarters A

149 m / 488 ft

117 1916 Boren Avenue

148 m / 484 ft

118 Terrace Block

147 m / 483 ft

119 RASA Two

147 m / 481 ft

120 Tameer Tower B

145 m / 477 ft

121 Phoenix International Book City West Tower

145 m / 476 ft

122 345 North Aberdeen

144 m / 473 ft

123 Moxy Los Angeles Downtown / AC Hotel Los Angeles Downtown

142 m / 465 ft

124 300 South Tryon

141 m / 463 ft

125 Rajawali Headquarters

141 m / 462 ft

126 Metropolis Tower 2

141 m / 461 ft

127 Custom House Tower

140 m / 459 ft

128 ITC One Hotel

140 m / 459 ft

129 The View at Tysons Building C-1

139 m / 455 ft

130 Aspire Post Oak

138 m / 453 ft

131 Signia by Hilton Atlanta

138 m / 453 ft

132 Block 162

138 m / 452 ft

133 Deji World Trade Center Tower 3

136 m / 446 ft

133 Deji World Trade Center Tower 4

136 m / 446 ft

135 Powerlong Center Tower 3

136 m / 446 ft

136 TKE Innovation and Qualification Center Tower

136 m / 446 ft

137 Marriott Marquis Chicago

135 m / 444 ft

138 Metropolis Tower 1

135 m / 442 ft

139 Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

131 m / 431 ft

140 Central Park House

131 m / 430 ft

141 Phoenix Observation Tower

130 m / 427 ft

142 360 North Green

130 m / 425 ft

143 Northshore

129 m / 424 ft

144 One World Place

129 m / 424 ft

145 1355 St Paul

129 m / 422 ft

146 The View at Tysons Building C-2B

128 m / 421 ft

147 9950 Woodloch Forest Tower

126 m / 415 ft

148 Currency House Residence

126 m

413 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 37 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 9,264 other buildings of the same Residential function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
149 1901 Minor Avenue North Tower

126 m / 412 ft

149 1901 Minor Avenue South Tower

126 m / 412 ft

151 Niels Eperson Building

125 m / 410 ft

152 One Beverly Hills Santa Monica Residence

125 m / 410 ft

153 Galter Pavilion

123 m / 402 ft

154 Shenzhen Avary Holding Headquarters B

122 m / 401 ft

155 Symphony Honolulu

122 m / 400 ft

156 Intercontinental Shanghai Puxi

122 m

400 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 32 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 1,195 other buildings of the same Hotel function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
157 Manchester Pacific Gateway Block 1B

122 m / 400 ft

158 500 West 2nd Street

122 m / 400 ft

159 The View at Tysons Building D-1

120 m / 394 ft

160 Beijing Capital Land Lize Financial Center Tower 2

120 m / 394 ft

161 The View at Tysons Building C-2A

118 m / 389 ft

162 Third + Shoal

118 m / 387 ft

163 303 Light Street

115 m / 378 ft

164 World Plaza

115 m / 377 ft

165 Azure

114 m / 375 ft

166 501 Commerce

114 m

374 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 26 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 6,946 other buildings of the same Office function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
167 77 Water Street

114 m / 374 ft

168 222 Second Street

113 m / 370 ft

169 One Beverly Hills Garden Residence

112 m / 369 ft

170 InterContinental New York Times Square

111 m / 363 ft

171 Le Phare de Quebec Tour 3

110 m / 361 ft

172 1111 Broadway

110 m / 360 ft

173 Amegy Tower

108 m / 354 ft

174 Manchester Pacific Gateway Hotel North Tower

107 m / 350 ft

174 Manchester Pacific Gateway Hotel South Tower

107 m / 350 ft

176 Landmark Two

106 m / 349 ft

177 AVIC International Finance Center Commercial Tower 1

105 m

344 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 24 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 6,946 other buildings of the same Office function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
177 AVIC International Finance Center Commercial Tower 2

105 m

344 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 24 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 6,946 other buildings of the same Office function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
179 Three PNC Plaza

105 m / 344 ft

180 One Fairchild

105 m / 343 ft

181 3 Columbus Circle

102 m / 335 ft

182 Franklin Tower Residences

101 m / 331 ft

183 Tysons Overlook

101 m / 330 ft

184 Wanda Vista Hotel

100 m / 328 ft

185 Wanda International Decorated Apartment 1

100 m / 328 ft

185 Wanda International Decorated Apartment 2

100 m / 328 ft

187 Union Pacific Center

100 m / 328 ft

188 Jing'an International Center 1

100 m / 328 ft

188 Jing'an International Center 2

100 m / 328 ft

190 Guotai Junan Securities Tower

100 m / 327 ft

191 Two Gotham Center

100 m / 327 ft

192 1133-1157 West Lake Street

99 m / 325 ft

193 Mickey Leland Federal Building

98 m / 320 ft

194 220 North Ada Street

97 m / 320 ft

195 Four Seasons at Burj Alshaya

96 m

315 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 25 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 1,195 other buildings of the same Hotel function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
196 Reynolds Building

96 m / 314 ft

197 Alina II

95 m / 312 ft

198 301 Howard Street

94 m / 307 ft

199 200 Park Avenue

91 m / 300 ft

200 301 Light Street

91 m / 298 ft

201 Feinberg Pavillion

91 m / 297 ft

202 167 North Green

88 m / 290 ft

203 Gr333n

88 m / 288 ft

204 Boro Tower

87 m / 286 ft

205 22 West Washington

84 m / 276 ft

206 Sunset + Wilcox

84 m / 275 ft

207 PPA 30 Parcel 5.01

83 m / 272 ft

208 111 Harbor Way

82 m / 270 ft

209 400 Record Street

82 m / 268 ft

210 555 Greenwhich+345 Hudson

81 m / 266 ft

211 Torre Universal

81 m / 265 ft

212 The Laura Hotel

80 m / 263 ft

213 The Gate

80 m / 262 ft

214 Hotel Indigo at Metropolis

79 m / 260 ft

215 The Key at 12th

79 m

259 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 18 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 6,946 other buildings of the same Office function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
216 Manchester Pacific Gateway Navy Building

76 m / 250 ft

217 400 Hillsborough

74 m / 244 ft

218 Homewood Suites Hotel Chicago Downtown

74 m / 241 ft

219 LX57

73 m / 239 ft

220 Michigan Central Station

70 m / 230 ft

221 WSFS Bank Center

70 m / 230 ft

222 Coppia

69 m / 226 ft

223 Jing'an International Center 4

68 m / 224 ft

224 Vagelos Education Center

68 m / 223 ft

225 Vantage Oak Park

68 m / 223 ft

226 Inter-Continental Hotel-Houston

68 m / 222 ft

227 The Post Office

66 m / 215 ft

228 U.S. Embassy, London

65 m / 214 ft

229 TriBca

65 m / 213 ft

230 MI Mobile Internet Technology Park East Building

63 m / 208 ft

230 MI Mobile Internet Technology Park North Building

63 m / 208 ft

230 MI Mobile Internet Technology Park South Building

63 m / 208 ft

233 Yintech Financial Center

63 m / 207 ft

234 Yanmar Tokyo

61 m

200 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 14 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 6,946 other buildings of the same Office function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
235 Le Phare de Quebec Tour 4

60 m / 197 ft

236 Jing'an International Center 3

59 m / 194 ft

237 633 Folsom Street

57 m / 186 ft

238 Century Plaza Hotel & Spa

54 m / 178 ft

239 The New Museum

53 m / 174 ft

240 ALLY

44 m / 144 ft

241 209 North Racine Avenue

42 m / 137 ft

242 The Landing

41 m / 133 ft

243 Aman Hotel

38 m / 124 ft

244 YOFC Headquarters

36 m / 120 ft

245 Stephen Avenue Quarter Tower 1

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246 Stephen Avenue Quarter Tower 2

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247 1300 South Figueroa

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248 1600 South Figueroa

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249 8th, Grand & Hope

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249 The Rainbow Gate Tower 2

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251 Innovation Tower

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252 Four Seasons Private Residences

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253 The District at Galleria Tower A

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253 The District at Galleria Tower D

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255 Hazens LA Center Tower 2

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255 JW Marriott Addition

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257 The District at Galleria Tower C

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257 W Hotel Downtown Los Angeles

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259 76 Tower

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259 The District at Galleria Tower B

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259 Woodway Tower

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262 55 King Street

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262 Hazens LA Center Tower 1

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264 The District at Galleria Tower E

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264 The District at Galleria Tower F

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266 222 West 2nd Street

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267 160 Water Street

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267 Hazens LA Center Tower 2

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269 FNB Financial Center

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270 Fairmont Phoenix

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270 Fig + Pico Tower 2

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272 Stephen Avenue Quarter Tower 3

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273 Vermont Corridor Tower

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274 845 South Olive Street

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275 23rd and Market

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276 One Station Hill

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277 3805-3813 NASA Road 1

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278 1717 South Michigan Avenue

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279 203 East Pratt Street

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279 Business Headquarters (BHQ)

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281 201 East Pratt Street

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281 The District at Galleria Tower G

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Statistics

Average Building Age*

12 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (69%)

Most Common Material*

Composite (43%)

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database

Based on 81 buildings over 150 m height with a function
 
Based on 68 buildings over 150 m height with a material
 

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