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Hancock Place

Identification

Hancock Place
John Hancock Tower
119242

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Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
steel
glass
curtain wall
blue
modernism

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • During construction, the double-layer mirror glass windows began popping out from their aluminum mullions during high winds. The panes had to be replaced with traditional single-thickness glass.
  • Tallest building in New England.
  • The building's exterior consists of 10,344 reflective-glass panes.
  • The architects were recognized with an Honor Award from the American Institute of Architects in 1977.
  • The building was awarded 'Energy Star' for energy efficiency by EPA in February 2006, exceeding the benchmark by 2 points with 77 points out of 100 possible points.

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Location

200 Clarendon Street
02116
Back Bay
Boston
Massachusetts
U.S.A.

Technical Data

789.99 ft
789.99 ft
60
1972
1976

Involved Companies

MEP engineering, developer, facade consultant, facade maintenance system supplier, foundation company, general contractor, owner, property management, structural engineering, tenant

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
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