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Old Posted Jun 18, 2014, 10:44 PM
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Tallest Proposed Building for Every Major City

As of right now, what is the tallest building proposed in each major american city including:

New York
Los Angeles
Chicago
Houston
Philadelphia
San Francisco
Dallas
San Diego
Austin
Indianapolis
Seattle
Denver
Boston
Las Vegas
Miami
Minneapolis
New Orleans
Atlanta
Jersey City
San Antonio
Nashville
Honolulu
and any others
(hopefully I didnt forget anything big)


The point of this forum is to post what the biggest skyscraper proposal in each city is, then to look back in a year or two too see how many of the proposals were built and how many new proposals came along

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Old Posted Jun 18, 2014, 10:47 PM
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I will edit my post to include all of the tallest proposals later
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Old Posted Jun 19, 2014, 2:47 AM
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New York
Los Angeles
Chicago
Houston
Philadelphia
San Francisco
Dallas
San Diego - 15th & Island Ave. - 45 floors X 2 (twin towers) 480ft.
Austin
Indianapolis
Seattle
Denver
Boston
Las Vegas
Miami
Minneapolis
New Orleans
Atlanta
Jersey City
San Antonio
and any others
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Old Posted Jun 19, 2014, 3:52 AM
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Miami--- One Brickell CityCentre
1102 Ft/ 336 Meters









Philadelphia--- Comcast Innovation and Technology Center
1121 Ft/ 341.7 Meters










Chicago--- 375 East Wacker Drive
1142 Ft/ 349.9 Meters








Houston--- 1600 Louisiana
832 Ft/ 253.6 Meters





Seattle--- 802 2nd Ave
~1300 Ft / ~400 Meters












Nashville--- 505 CST
605 Ft/ 184.4 Meters








Honolulu--- 690 Pohukaina
650 Ft/ 198.1 Meters





New York--- Nordstrom Tower/ 217 West 57th Street
1775 Ft/ 541 Meters












San Diego--- Pacific & Broadway
458 Ft/ 139.6 Meters









Austin--- Fairmont Austin
700Ft/ 213.4 Meters








San Francisco--- 50 First Street Tower 1
915 Ft/ 278.9 Meters




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Old Posted Jun 19, 2014, 6:15 AM
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^^^ hhmm.... The Honolulu proposal looks a bit questionable. The design is a exact replica/rip off of the Gas Company Tower in Los Angeles. Google image search it, windows and all are the same, the only difference is the top has been extended upward a bit.
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Old Posted Jun 19, 2014, 2:33 PM
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^^^ hhmm.... The Honolulu proposal looks a bit questionable. The design is a exact replica/rip off of the Gas Company Tower in Los Angeles. Google image search it, windows and all are the same, the only difference is the top has been extended upward a bit.
I agree that they do look very, VERY similar, but take a look at the honolulu diagram and the illustrators have also drawn it.
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The Nashville 505CST mixed-use tower posted earlier has been scrapped in favor of a different design. The developer is selling a portion of the site to the city for a large parking garage and plans to build a 750ft. all-residential tower on the remainder of the site. There will be enough spaces in the garage to accommodate the resident tower which would be Nashville's tallest if built. Here are the renderings:





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The Nashville 505CST mixed-use tower posted earlier has been scrapped in favor of a different design. The developer is selling a portion of the site to the city for a large parking garage and plans to build a 750ft. all-residential tower on the remainder of the site. There will be enough spaces in the garage to accommodate the resident tower which would be Nashville's tallest if built. Here are the renderings:
Thanks, updated it.
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Anybody who would like to add to the list in welcome. If the building has rendering or even just a basic layout, feel free to put it aside the name of the skyscraper
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1144 Fifteenth Street

625 FT / 190 M - 42-Stories:


http://denverinfill.com/blog/2014/06...th-street.html
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You forgot Detroit, but I don't think we have much in the works right now. I think there is one short residential tower planned for downtown.
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Central Station

390 Feet/119 Meters
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In chicago its the chicago spire. 7 or 8 years ago it was the chicago spire, so lets see what happens
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Salt Lake City - 111 South Main
380 ft/23 stories



Just about to truly begin construction above a new Performing Arts Center (so maybe it's not in the proposal stage anymore, but it hasn't ~officially~ begun construction - demolition of old buildings is almost complete).

Still not sold on the design, would prefer an angled roof and a better transition into the base (the theater), but it's better than many of the old 70s boxes that we have. It will be the 3rd tallest in the city.

A new convention center hotel has been approved, but they're still searching for a developer. It's expected to be - and hopefully that will stay true - the new tallest in the city.
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San Antonio has two towers planned in the 600 ft range both to be of iconic status. The renderings have not been released yet. Other high rises are in the planning stages in various parts of downtown. San Antonio may be on the verge of an Austin style skyscraper boom. Hooray!
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Old Posted Jul 27, 2014, 4:52 AM
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updated a couple. Tell me if I need to update any more.
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updated a couple. Tell me if I need to update any more.
For Seattle, its actually:

820 2nd Ave.

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Old Posted Jul 27, 2014, 10:45 PM
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[QUOTE=chris08876;6670978]For Seattle, its actually:

820 2nd Ave.

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"Still not sold on the design, would prefer an angled roof and a better transition into the base (the theater), but it's better than many of the old 70s boxes that we have. It will be the 3rd tallest in the city."

I don't know. I think that will fit in well with the current SLC skyline.
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Denver:

1144 Fifteenth Street

625 FT / 190 M - 42-Stories:


http://denverinfill.com/blog/2014/06...th-street.html
Doesn't Calgary have two of those already?

Nice to see so many cities seem to have new tallests in the works.
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