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Atlantic Tower

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Identification

Atlantic Tower
169574

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
composite structure
brutalism

Usages

residential hotel
restaurant

Facts

  • Tallest building in Glenelg.
  • Every tower in the failed development was intended to have a helipad on the roof, as the project intended to have a fleet of helicopters to ferry residents to the city and the airport.
  • During the 1970's, there was a proposal to turn the building into a casino.
  • This building was intended to be the first stage of a $12 million project of 4 cylindrical towers of 14, 16, 18 and 22 levels, which had designed to create a mini-city bounded by Anzac Highway, Nile Street and Sussex Street.
  • This is one of the rare tower buildings in Australia topped with a revolving restaurant.
  • The developers went bankrupt in 1972, and for 8 years this building lay as an unfinished shell until it was finally completed in 1980.
  • Adelaide’s tallest residential building from 1973 to 2001.
  • This building is the only cylindrical high-rise in South Australia.
  • This project was designed to house up to 1200 people in four cylindrical towers including this building as well as a 16, 18 and 22 level towers which were never built.
  • The tallest building in South Australia outside of Adelaide's CBD.

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Location

760 Anzac Highway
760 Anzac Highway, Glenelg
5045
Adelaide
South Australia
Australia

Technical Data

48.00 m
40.00 m
3.00 m
14
1971
1980
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