Lakhta Center

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Lakhta Center
Лахта центр
Лахта центр 2021.jpg
Lakhta Center in March 2020
Record height
Tallest in Russia and Europe since 2017[I]
Preceded byFederation Tower
General information
LocationLakhta, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Coordinates59°59′13.7″N 30°10′37.3″E / 59.987139°N 30.177028°E / 59.987139; 30.177028Coordinates: 59°59′13.7″N 30°10′37.3″E / 59.987139°N 30.177028°E / 59.987139; 30.177028
Construction started2012
CostUS$1.77 billion[1]
Architectural462 m (1,516 ft)
Observatory357 m (1,171 ft)
Technical details
Floor count87 above ground
3 below ground[2]
Design and construction
ArchitectRMJM-Tony Kettle (until 2011), GORPROJECT
Architecture firmRMJM (until 2011), GORPROJECT[4]
Structural engineerGorproject, Inforceproject
Main contractorRönesans Holding
Other information
Parking1935 spaces

The Lakhta Center (Russian: Ла́хта це́нтр, tr. Lakhta tsentr) is an 87-story skyscraper built in the northwestern neighborhood of Lakhta, Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is 462 metres (1,516 ft) tall and is the tallest building in Europe, the tallest building in Russia, and the 14th-tallest building in the world.[5][6][7][8]

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  6. "Lakhta Center Website, Концепция проекта". Retrieved 2012-08-15.
  7. "Federal Air Transport Agency Authorization" (PDF). 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2012-08-15.
  8. "Lakhta Center". The Skyscraper Center. Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Retrieved 22 January 2014.