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Signature Place

Identification

Signature Place
The Peninsula, SkyPlace
234464

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
concrete
concrete
exposed structure
modernism

Usage

residential condominium
parking

Facts

  • The innovative design was the brainchild of Ralph Johnson, chief designer for Perkins + Will in Chicago.
  • In contrast to traditional rectangular or square designs, the building allows every resident a clear view of the water.
  • The building has 220 foundation caissons.
  • The building features the world's tallest water wall, measuring 64 feet (19.5 meters) and falling from the top of the 6-story parking garage into a public/private park at ground level.
  • On Saturday, March 3, 2007, a 120 concrete truck convoy facilitated a concrete pour of 33,000 cubic feet of concrete.
  • This building surpassed Bank of America Tower as St. Petersburg's tallest building when it was topped out in 2008.
  • The building's slim design resembles a gossamer sail.
  • The slim profile minimizes intrusion upon bayside views of neighboring high-rises.
  • Before construction began, the St. Petersburg Times deemed the building's design "one of its (Saint Petersburg's) most unusual" proposals for downtown.

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More Information

Location

100 First Avenue South
33701
U.S.A.

Technical Data

380.91 ft
36
Dec 2007
2009
5
345
$125,000,000

Involved Companies

Architect:

Associate Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

concrete supplier, crane supplier (construction), developer, electrical contractor, financing, general contractor, geotechnical engineering, landscape architect, real estate agent, water landscape designer

Features & Amenities

  • Balconies are available
  • Doorman is available
  • Exercise facility is available
  • Sundeck is available
  • Swimming pool is available