Key Tower

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Key Tower
Key Tower (2018) (2).jpg
Key Tower's south side faces Public Square
Record height
Tallest in Ohio since 1991[I]
Preceded byTerminal Tower
General information
StatusComplete
TypeOffice
Location127 Public Square
Cleveland, Ohio
Coordinates41°30′04″N 81°41′37″W / 41.50111°N 81.69361°W / 41.50111; -81.69361Coordinates: 41°30′04″N 81°41′37″W / 41.50111°N 81.69361°W / 41.50111; -81.69361
Construction startedOctober 17, 1988
Completed1991
OpeningJanuary 1992
OwnerThe Millennia Companies[1]
Height
Architectural947 feet (289 m)[2]
Roof888 feet (271 m)
Technical details
Floor count57[2]
Floor area1,249,981 square feet (116,127.0 m2)
Design and construction
ArchitectCesar Pelli[2]
DeveloperRichard E. Jacobs Group
Structural engineerSkilling Ward Magnusson Barkshire
References
[2]

Key Tower is a skyscraper on Public Square in Cleveland, Ohio. It was designed by architect César Pelli. It is the tallest building in the state of Ohio, the 26th-tallest in the United States, and the 165th-tallest in the world.[3]

The building reaches 57 stories or 947 feet (289 m) to the top of its spire, and it is visible from up to 20 miles (32 km) away. The tower has about 1.5 million square feet (139,355 m²) of office space.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Jarboe, Michelle (2017-01-31). "Key Tower returns to local ownership, with $267.5 million sale to Millennia Companies". The Plain Dealer. Retrieved 2017-02-01.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Key Tower - The Skyscraper Center". Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.
  3. "The World's Tallest Buildings | Statistics | EMPORIS". www.emporis.com.
  4. "Society Center". The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History. Case Western Reserve University. 1997-07-22. Retrieved 2009-08-22.

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