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The Phoenix Building

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Identification

The Phoenix Building
Phoenix Mutual Life Insurance Building
The Boat Building
122586

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
steel
glass
curtain wall
modernism

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • It is the world's first two-sided office building.
  • The unique biconvex shape of the building is technically known as a lenticular hyperboloid.
  • The shape was chosen to improve the building's economics by reducing its total surface area.

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Location

1 American Row
1 American Row
06102
Hartford
Connecticut
U.S.A.

Technical Data

212.01 ft
14
1962
1964
6

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