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Jul 20, 2007, 12:14 AM
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Official sources: http://www.vallendar-rhein.de/sehenswuerdigkeiten_kaiser-friedrich-turm.html
Unofficial sources:

Building Name: Kaiser-Friedrich-Turm
Native Name:
Other Names:
Address: Mallendarer Berg
City: Vallendar
Postal Code: 56179
State/Province: Rheinland-Pfalz
Country: Germany
Official Building Website URL:
Skyscrapers.com (Emporis.info) URL:
Architect: Hilgers Company
Interesting Facts/Records (in own words): Beautiful art nouveau lattice observation tower.

Tower was designed and built by Hilgers in Rheinbohl. Tower was inaugaurated on May 11th, 1899. It was closed from 1982 to 1989
as result of corrosion damages and was renovated in 1989.

Heights--

PLEASE PROVIDE SOURCES FOR HEIGHTS, OTHERWISE WE WILL ASSUME THEY ARE ESTIMATES.
- antenna:
- spire: 25 metres ( height is pinnacle height!)
- roof:
- top floor:
- other heights:

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

Construction Dates--
- started: 1899
- finished: 1899
- destroyed:


Above ground floors:
Below ground floors:
Floor-to-floor height:
Gross Floor area:
Elevator count:
Unit count: 1

Structure Type(s): Tower
Building Use(s): Observation
Building Style(s): Art nouveau
Building Materials: Iron

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City Name: Vallendar
Native Name:
State/Province: Rheinland-Pfalz
Country: Germany
Population: 8763
Population Source & Year: http://www.destatis.de/cgi-bin/druckansicht_gvsuche.pl?200772021040.htm
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http://www.vallendar-rhein.de/grafik/sehenswuerdigkeiten_kaiser-friedrich-turm.jpg
Kaiser-Friedrich-Turm, Vallendar