Archive for February, 2007

The tallest skyscraper in Western Australia - The Central Park in Perth

Wednesday, February 28th, 2007

The Central Park tower is the tallest skyscraper in Western Australia. When completed in 1992 it overtook the BankWest Tower as the tallest building in the city of Perth. The roof of Central Park is 226 meters (741 feet) above the ground and the tip of the spire is 249 meters (817 feet) above the ground.

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Rainbow Bridge in Tokyo, Japan

Tuesday, February 27th, 2007

The Rainbow Bridge is a suspension bridge crossing northern Tokyo Bay between the Shibaura Wharf and the Odaiba waterfront development in Minato Ward, Tokyo. It was completed in 1993.

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Torre Mayor, Mexico, Mexico

Monday, February 26th, 2007

The Torre Mayor is a skyscraper in Mexico City, Mexico. With a height of 225 meters (740 feet) to the top floor, 230 meters (755 feet) to the pinnacle, and 55 stories, it is the tallest building in Latin America, surpassing in mid-2003 the 220 meter (724 feet) high towers of Parque Central Complex, in Caracas, Venezuela, which were, between 1979 and 2003, the tallest buildings in Latin America. Developed by the Canadian businessman Paul Reichmann, it is now owned by him and a group of institutional investors.

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