Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building 1 東京都庁第一本庁舎
Status: Construction Dates Began 1988 Finished 1991 Floor Count 48 Basement Floors 3 Floor Area 195,764 m²
Building Uses - capitol building - government - observation - office - parking garage Structural Types - highrise - landing pad Architectural Style - postmodern Materials - glass - steel
Heights Value Source / Comments Roof 799 ft eonet.ne.jp Observatories 663 ft Tokyo Metropolitan Government Sea level -113 ft Tokyo Metropolitan Government
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Description Architect: Kenzo Tange Associates - ktaweb.com Built at the height of Japan's bubble economy. It was the tallest building in Japan when built. It was overtaken by the Yokohama Landmark Tower in 1993.
Tallest building in Tokyo from February 1991 to January 2007, surpassing the Sunshine 60 Building and itself being surpassed by the Mid-Town Tower.
Built at a cost of 156.9 billion yen.
Free observation decks are available to the public in both towers. • SkyDB Entry • Wikipedia Entry • Google Search
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