One Progress Plaza
Structure in General
- The building's large copper colored roof is reminiscient of a French Chateau style of architecture.
- The building's planning began in 1985.
- The tower's clock was intentionally faced west, toward I-275, to remind commuters to be punctual.
- The building's construction was delayed several times, including an almost one year delay due to a lawsuit over the sale of the site.
- Units range in size from 2,000 square feet to 12,343 square feet.
- Currently the tallest high-rise in Saint Petersburg.
- The building has a 4,000 pound capacity freight elevator.
- The building, which was several feet over a city imposed height ceiling, was supposedly in the flight path of aviation traffic in and out of the nearby Whitted Municipal Airport, but the developer received a variance from the city.
- The tower's mid to upper floors offer views of Tampa Bay.
- This building contains 4 exterior glass elevators that offer views of the skyline.
- The building contains two exterior glass elevators that offer views of the skyline.
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Features & Amenities
- One of the city's famous buildings