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|Shin Kong Life Tower|
|66 Chunghsiao West Road, Zhong-Zhen District|
| - office|
| - observation|
| - retail|
| - highrise|
| - postmodern|
| - glass|
| - steel|
| - concrete, reinforced|
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• Architect: Kaku Morin.
• Others: China Steel Structure Company LTD, Toshiba Elevator and Building Systems Corporation (TELC).
• The Shin Kong Life Tower was Taiwan's tallest building until 1997, when Kaohsiung's 348m Tuntex Skytower was completed.
• Located across from Taipei's central railroad and subway station, the tower is one of the most well known landmarks in the city.
• The largest branch of Taipei's three Mitsukoshi department stores is located in floors 1-13 of the building. There is also a public observatory on the 46th floor and a restaurant on the 44th. The rest of the building houses offices for the Shin Kong Life Insurance Co.
• A golden Shin Kong logo (a "kong" character inside an oval) is mounted on the tenth floor of the building. Shin Kong is an old-style romanization of the "Hsin Kuang" or "Shin Kwang", meaning "New Light".
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