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Torre World Trade Center Ciudad de Mexico

Montecito 38, Colonia Napoles, Benito Juarez
Mexico Mexico

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1966
  Finished1994
Floor Count50
Basement Floors4
Floor Area73,101 m²
Building Uses
 - office
 - communication
 - conference
 - hospital
 - restaurant
 - retail
 - cinema
 - fitness center
Structural Types
 - highrise
 - landing pad
 - revolving floor
Architectural Style
 - modern
Materials
 - glass

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Antenna679 fthttp://www.torrewtc.com/
Spire628 fthttp://www.torrewtc.com/
Roof565 ftbuilding drawings

Description
- Architects: Gutierrez Cortina Arquitectos

- Engineering for the original structure: Heberto Castillo

- Constructor (renovation): GUTSA / Grupo ICA

- Owner: Grupo HIR

- Other companies involved: Aluvisa
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Replace the cancelled unfinished building Hotel de Mexico
http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=4777

- The design of the complex as WTC started in 1992 by government impulse using public funds, those, when the previous project -the unfinished "Hotel de Mexico"- was finally cancelled by the inheritors of the original developer.

- The project includes transforming the complex into Mexico City's premiere international business center. The entire structure and facades was modifyed, the replace of concrete roofs by tridimensional steel structure and concrete, decrease the weight of every level and let to grow the main structure to 145.1 meters height.

- The complex was reopened at the 18th of November of 1994 as the first Mexico's World Trade Center.

- The complex now also includes the hotel, offices, a local TV station, mall, convention center, cinemas, hospital, retail areas, parking garage, and many facilities and services.

- On 2008 the group of antennas at the top was replaced by a truss structure who increase the total height few meters.

- On 2009 new works of construction starts increasing the convention center, bussines center, mall and other facilities.

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Drawing by Martin H Unzon
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