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Central Plaza


Height: 374m
Location: Hong Kong
Year: 1992
Central Plaza

Carlton Centre


Height: 223m
Location: Johannesburg
Year: 1973

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Carlton Centre

Carlton Centre
Carlton Centre
Height223m
Floors50
Year1973
CityJohannesburg

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The Carlton Centre is a 50 story skyscraper and shopping centre situated in downtown Johannesburg, South Africa. In 223 metres (732 feet ), it is the second tallest building in Africa following The Leonardo and the tallest office building. The foundations of both buildings in the complex are 5 m (16 feet ) in diameter and extend 15 m (49 feet ) down to the bedrock, 35 m (115 feet ) below street level. The building houses both offices and shops, and has over 46 percent of the floor area below ground level. The Carlton Centre is linked to the Carlton Hotel by a below-ground shopping centre with over 180 shops.

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Central Plaza

Central Plaza
Central Plaza
Height374m
Floors78
Year1992
CityHong Kong

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Central Plaza is a 78-storey, 374 m (1,227 ft) skyscraper completed in August 1992 at 18 Harbour Road, in Wan Chai on Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong. It's the third tallest tower in town after 2 International Finance Centre in Central and the ICC in West Kowloon. It was the tallest building in Asia from 1992 to 1996, until the Shun Hing Square was constructed in Shenzhen, a neighbouring city. Central Plaza surpassed the Bank of China Tower as the tallest building in Hong Kong until the completion of 2 IFC. Central Plaza was also the tallest reinforced concrete building in the world, until it was surpassed by CITIC Plaza, Guangzhou. The building utilizes a triangular floor plan. On the top of the tower is a four-bar neon clock that indicates the time by exhibiting different colors for 15-minute periods, blinking at the change of the quarter. An anemometer is installed on the tip of the construction's mast, at 378 metres (1,240 feet ) above sea level. The mast has a height of 102 m (335 feet ). Additionally, it houses the world's greatest church inside a skyscraper, Sky City Church.

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