Euromast

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Euromast
Rotterdam euromast.jpg
General information
TypeObservation tower
Hotel
Architectural styleModern
LocationParkhaven 20
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Coordinates51°54′22″N 4°27′57″E / 51.906111°N 4.465833°E / 51.906111; 4.465833Coordinates: 51°54′22″N 4°27′57″E / 51.906111°N 4.465833°E / 51.906111; 4.465833
Completed1958-1960
Renovated1970
Height
Antenna spire184.6 m (606 ft)
Roof104 m (341 ft)
Technical details
Lifts/elevators2
Design and construction
ArchitectMaaskant, van Dommelen, Kroos en Senf
EngineerA. J. van Neste
R. Swart (engineer)
Main contractorAanneming Maatschappij J.P. van Eesteren
References
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Euromast is an observation tower in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The tower was built from 1958 to 1960 for the 1960 Floriade. It has been a national monument since 2010.[5] To make the tower more stable, it was build on a block of concrete of 1,900,000 kg (4,200,000 lb). It has an observation platform 96 m (315 ft) high, and a restaurant. Originally, at 101 m (331 ft) tall, it was the tallest building in Rotterdam. Then it lost that position for a few years. It became the tallest again when the Space Tower was built on the top of the building in 1970. The Space tower made the Euromast 85 m (279 ft) higher.

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