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SunTrust Financial Centre

Identification

SunTrust Financial Centre
Southeast Financial Center, Landmark Center
128585

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Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
curtain wall
postmodernism

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • The tower contains over 40,000 cubic yards of concrete and over 44,000 tons of steel.
  • Transfer columns are located on levels 9 and 10 to compensate for the building's structural rotation.
  • The building is designed for a 110 mile per hour wind load.
  • The building's base rises to the tenth floor, and from the eleventh floor up the building is rotated 45 degrees from the street grid system.
  • The SunTrust Financial Centre is built on a one-acre site in Tampa's central business district.
  • The building consists of 25 floors of office space atop 10 floors of parking.
  • At completion, the tower was one of the tallest cement based buildings in the world.
  • The ornamental ironwork framed windows near the building's base are intended to be resemble the architecture of nearby Ybor City.
  • The building's pyramid cap houses mechanical equipment, the cooling tower, and the building's air conditioning system.
  • The building received a design award from the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks in 1992.
  • The building's 45 degree rotation creates increased space between the adjacent One Tampa City Center.
  • The building's base, body, and cap were intended to harmonize with the three part design of the nearby Tampa City Hall.
  • At the building's main entrance are 19-foot torchieres that resemble the pyramid cap of the building itself.
  • Tampa Financial Center was initially proposed to be built on the site.

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Location

401 East Jackson Street
33602
Downtown / CBD
Tampa
Florida
U.S.A.

Technical Data

525.01 ft
525.01 ft
525.01 ft
36
1990
1992
540
$1,000,000,000

Involved Companies

Cooper Carry, Inc.
consultant, developer, floor installation, interior designer, lighting consultant, owner, structural engineering, tenant
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