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|150 New Street|
Birmingham ENG United Kingdom
| - office|
| - highrise|
| - modern|
| - glass|
| - aluminium|
| - concrete, reinforced|
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- Architect: James Roberts
- Incorporations: Glenn Howells Architects, Urban Splash Ltd., The Birmingham Alliance.
- The Rotunda was Birminghams tallest building from 1965-1970.
- It was originally going to have a revolving restaurant on the top floor, but the idea was abandonned after the shell was built.
- An IRA bomb in 1974 damaged the building.
- It would be reclad and redeveloped from commercial offices to residential usage with full-height glazing and a double-height reception area and was given Grade II Listing by English Heritage in August 2000.
- The top of the tower is ringed by a 4m high illuminated sign which contains 50,400 light bulbs and turn the Bull Ring into Birmingham's answer to Times Square in New York City.
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