11 Diagonal Street

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11 Diagonal Street
General information
Status Complete
Type Multi use, Office
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Coordinates 26°12′15″S 28°2′9″E / 26.20417°S 28.03583°E / -26.20417; 28.03583Coordinates: 26°12′15″S 28°2′9″E / 26.20417°S 28.03583°E / -26.20417; 28.03583
Construction started 1978
Completed 1983
Opening 1984
Cost R56 million
Owner Ambit Properties Limited
Height
Antenna spire 80 m (260 ft)
Roof 75 m (246 ft)
Top floor 75 m (246 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 20
Floor area 1,200 m2 (13,000 sq ft)
Lifts/elevators 2
Design and construction
Architect Helmut Jahn

11 Diagonal Street is a skyscraper in Johannesburg, South Africa. It was built in 1984 to a height of 80 metres. It is designed to look like a diamond as it reflects different views of the Central Business District from each angle of the building.[1]

The architect was the world famous and renowned Helmut Jahn.

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