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Terminal Tower

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Identification

Terminal Tower
121783

Plan

Structure générale

gratte-ciel
construit [achevé]
acier
granite
pierre de taille
maçonnerie
marron clair
beaux-arts / historisme

Usages

bureaux

Faits

  • 1,400 buildings on 35 acres were razed to make way for the Cleveland Union Terminal project whose tower was originally designed as a 14-storey structure with a 5-storey cupola.
  • The Terminal Tower was "topped off" on August 18, 1927.
  • Second-tallest building in the world when completed in 1930.
  • The Terminal Tower is built on "air rights" over railroad tracks.
  • The steel-reinforced concrete supports for the Terminal Tower reach bedrock approximately 250 feet below ground level.
  • Tallest building in North America outside New York until surpassed by Boston's Prudential Tower in 1964.
  • The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976 as part of the Union Terminal Group.
  • The tower proper is 98 feet square.
  • Opened as Cleveland Union Terminal and dedicated by the Van Sweringen brothers, Oris Paxton and Mantis James.
  • The Terminal Tower has a 63 foot flagpole at its top, which brings the total tip height of the building to 771 feet.

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Lieu

40-60 Public Square
240 West Prospect Avenue
50 Public Square
44113
Downtown
Tower City
Cleveland
Ohio
États-Unis d'Amérique

Données techniques

771,01 ft
708,01 ft
708,01 ft
52
1923
1930
$9 999 519

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Spécificités

  • L'immeuble est connu dans cette ville
  • Monument national
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