City Place I

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City Place I
Hartford, Connecticut - City Place and Goodwin Square (0669).jpg
City Place (right) viewed from Bushnell Park
General information
Location 185 Asylum Street
Hartford, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°46′01″N 72°40′36″W / 41.766895°N 72.676615°W / 41.766895; -72.676615Coordinates: 41°46′01″N 72°40′36″W / 41.766895°N 72.676615°W / 41.766895; -72.676615
Height
Roof 163.7 m (537 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 38
Floor area 76,180 m2 (820,000 sq ft)
Design and construction
Architecture firm Skidmore, Owings and Merrill
Structural engineer Skidmore, Owings and Merrill
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City Place I is a 38-story, 163.7 m (537 ft) skyscraper at 185 Asylum Street in Hartford, Connecticut. It is the tallest building in Hartford and the state, and two meters taller than Travelers Tower, built in 1919. City Place I was designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, and completed in 1980. The majority of the building is office space, though there are various restaurant and retail establishments found on the lower floors.

The building was sold on April 2, 2012 to CommonWealth REIT, a real estate investment trust based in Newton, Massachusetts, for $99 million, by the original owner, CityPlace LLC. This price is approx. $112 per square foot.[5]

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