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Nov 8, 2006, 2:28 PM
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Official sources:
Unofficial sources: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halsbr%C3%BCcker_Esse

Building Name: Halsbrücker Esse
Native Name:
Other Names:
Address:
City: Halsbrücke
Postal Code: 09633
State/Province: Saxony
Country: Germany
Official Building Website URL:
Skyscrapers.com (Emporis.info) URL:
Architect:
Interesting Facts/Records (in own words): Halsbrücker Esse was when completed world's tallest chimney. It is the tallest chimney built of bricks. Halsbrücker Esse was used for a smelter and was until 1990 in use.

Heights--

PLEASE PROVIDE SOURCES FOR HEIGHTS, OTHERWISE WE WILL ASSUME THEY ARE ESTIMATES.
- antenna:
- spire: 140 metres
- roof:
- top floor:
- other heights:

Diametre basement: 8.25 metres
Diametre top: 3 metres
Bricks: 4140 t
Base area: 144 m2
Cement: 5400 t

Current Building Status (Built, Proposed, Canceled, Destroyed, etc...): Built

Construction Dates--
- started: 1888
- finished: 1889
- destroyed:


Above ground floors:
Below ground floors:
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Gross Floor area:
Elevator count:
Unit count: 1

Structure Type(s): Chimney
Building Use(s): Indusrial, now unused
Building Style(s):
Building Materials: Bricks
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City Name: Halsbrücke
Native Name:
State/Province: Saxony
Country: Germany
Population: 5627
Population Source & Year: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halsbr%C3%BCcke (2006)
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