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Fernsehturm

Identification

Fernsehturm
109859

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Structure in General

telecommunications tower
existing [completed]
modernism

Usages

tv transmission
shop(s) restaurant

Facts

  • Locals call it "the mother of all television towers" since (as the first TV-tower in the world to be built of reinforced concrete) it is considered to be the original model for towers of this type.
  • It was while in this tower in 1959 that Edward Carlson thought of (and drew) the design for Seattle's Space Needle.

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Location

Jahnstraße 120
70597
Degerloch
Stuttgart
Baden-Wurttemberg
Germany

Technical Data

711.94 ft
711.94 ft
492.13 ft
1954
1956

Involved Companies

structural engineering