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Sep 7, 2012, 12:41 PM
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Official sources:
Unofficial sources: http://www.triangulodelcafe.travel/en/where-to-go/architectural-heritage/el-cable-y-torre-de-herveo

Building Name: Torre de Herveo
Native Name:
Other Names: Torre de Cable
Streert Address:
City: Manizales
Postal Code:
State/Province:
Country: Colombia
Official Building Website URL:
Wikipedia.org URL:
Skyscrapers.com (Emporis.com) URL:
CTBUH.org URL :
Structurae.de URL:
Architect:
Interesting Facts/Records (in own words): Torre de Herveo was the tallest support tower of the cableway from Manizales to Mariquita, which was in service from 1922 to 1961. It is a lattice tower built of wood.
Since the shut-down of the cableway it is a monument.

Coordinates (with decimal fraction): 5.0554326 N 75.4919924 W


Heights--
PLEASE PROVIDE SOURCES FOR HEIGHTS, OTHERWISE WE WILL ASSUME THEY ARE ESTIMATES AND HEIGHTS NOT BE SHOWN.
- antenna:
- spire: 52 metres
- roof:
- top floor:
- other heights:


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

Construction Dates--
- started: 1922
- finished: 1922
- 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): Transportation, Monument
Building Style(s):
Building Materials: Wood

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City Name: Manizales
Native Name:
State/Province:
Country: Colombia
Population: 438587
Population Source & Year: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manizales ( 2005)

Artemco
Sep 22, 2012, 11:06 AM
http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=15128