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Central Plaza is the second tallest skyscraper in Hong Kong (378.4 meters tall) after IFC, Hong Kong Phase 2 (420 meters tall). It used to be the tallest building in Asia for some time, until the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, were built. It is located on Hong Kong Island, in Wan Chai district. Download high resolution version (307x992, 57 KB)Central Plaza, Hong Kong I have taken this photo myself with my own Sony DSC-707. ... Download high resolution version (307x992, 57 KB)Central Plaza, Hong Kong I have taken this photo myself with my own Sony DSC-707. ... Taipei 101, considered the worlds tallest skyscraper. ... Two IFC International Finance Centre (IFC) is an integrated commercial development on the waterfront of Hong Kongs Central District. ... The PETRONAS Twin Towers According to Lao Tse, the reality of a hollow object is in the void and not in the walls that define it. ... Mayor Datuk Ruslin Hasan District Kuala Lumpur District Area  - Total (City) 243. ... The night view of the Island side as seen from the Kowloon side - the opposite side of the Victoria Harbour Hong Kong Island (香港島, colloquially the Island side) is the island where the colonial settlement of the Hong Kong territory, Victoria City, was founded. ... District slogan: none Location within Hong Kong S.A.R. (Click here for satellite image) District Council Chairman Ada Wong Ying-kay JP Area   â€“Land   â€“Water ? km² km² km² Population   â€“Total (2000)   â€“Density 190,300 /km² Latitude Longitude  ?°? N ?°? E Official website: Wanchai District Council The Wan Chai District (灣仔區, literally...


The 78-story building was completed in August 1992. 1992 was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ...


The building uses a triangular floor plan. It was one of the tallest buildings built with reinforced concrete. On the top of the tower is a four-bar neon clock that indicates the time by displaying different colors in 15 minute intervals, blinking at the change of the quarter. Floor plan (floorplan, floor-plan) in its original meaning is an architecture term, a diagram of a room, a building, or a level (floor) of a building as if seen from the above (i. ... Reinforced concrete at Sainte Jeanne dArc Church (Nice, France): architect Jacques Dror, 1926–1933 Reinforced concrete (Ferro concrete) is plain concrete in which reinforcement in the form of rods, bars (rebars) or fibers have been incorporated to strengthen the naturally brittle concrete. ...


An anemometer is installed on the tip of the building's mast. The anemometer sits at 378 meters above sea level. Anemometer installation on roof of Deconism Gallery, using three size 6, schedule 40 pipes in their original uncut 20 foot (6 m) lengths. ...

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BOC Tower and the Legislative Council Building The Bank of China Tower (short: BOC Tower; 中銀大廈) is a huge skyscraper in Central, Hong Kong. ... A screen showing financial news at The Center, an office complex in Central. ... View from side Hopewell Centre (合和中心) is a skyscraper in Hong Kong. ... The following is a list of buildings, sites and areas in Hong Kong: List of the 18 districts of Hong Kong, with a partial list of their sub-areas and streets Hong Kong Island Central and Western Central Admiralty Kennedy Town Mid-levels Sai Ying Pun Shek Tong Tsui Sheung... Famous or notable buildings with articles about them include: Index: A-B - C - D-G - H-L - M-O - P-R - S - T-V - W 1 Canada Square, London, United Kingdom 2 Fevrier Sofitel Hotel, Lomé, Togo 8 Canada Square, London, United Kingdom 30 St Mary Axe, London, United Kingdom...

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Current Tenants

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  • Sun Microsystems 66th Floor
  • Exxon Mobil 23rd Floor
  • Chevron (Caltex) 41/42nd Floor

External links

  • Architectural study of the building
  • Hong Kong's skyscrapers in comparison
  • The Central Plaza at emporis.com
  • Satellite view of the site

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Central Plaza, Hong Kong (115 words)
Central Plaza is the second tallest skyscraper in Hong Kong (tallest as of 2001) after IFC, Hong Kong Phase 2.
It is located on Hong Kong Island, in Wan Chai district.
On the top of the tower is a four-bar neon clock that indicates the time by displaying different colors in 15 minute intervals, blinking at the change of the quarter.
Central Plaza, Hong Kong - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (216 words)
Central Plaza is the second tallest skyscraper in Hong Kong (378.4 meters tall) after IFC, Hong Kong Phase 2 (420 meters tall).
It used to be the tallest building in Asia for some time, until the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, were built.
It is located on Hong Kong Island, in Wan Chai district.
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