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Vehicle Assembly Building

Identification

Vehicle Assembly Building
High Bay Building
122406

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
modernism

Usage

assembly

Facts

  • Tallest building between Miami and Jacksonville, and the tallest building in the United States outside an urban area.
  • The bay doors are the largest doors on Earth, 139m (456') high.
  • Used for the construction of spaceships for NASA.
  • Tallest building in Florida from 1965 - 1974; surpassed by Wells Fargo Center in Jacksonville.

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More Information

Location

Kennedy Parkway North at Saturn Causeway
32920
U.S.A.

Technical Data

160.30 m
160.30 m
160.30 m
218.39 m
157.89 m
40
1962
1965

Involved Companies

Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

MEP engineering, structural engineering