Isbank Tower 1

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Isbank Tower
Is kuleleri 1.JPG
General information
Status Complete
Type Mixed-Use
Location Büyükdere Avenue Levent, Istanbul, Turkey
Coordinates 49°04′58″N 27°00′43″E / 49.0827518°N 27.0118992°E / 49.0827518; 27.0118992Coordinates: 49°04′58″N 27°00′43″E / 49.0827518°N 27.0118992°E / 49.0827518; 27.0118992
Opening 2000
Cost US$230,000,000
Roof circa 181 m (594 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 52
Design and construction
Architect Tekeli-Sisa Mimarlık Ortaklığı,[1] Swanke Hayden Connell Architects[2]
Developer Türkiye İş Bankası
Top of tower with Bosphorus at the back

The 52-floor Isbank (İş Bankası) Tower 1 was the tallest office building and fourth tallest skyscraper in Turkey and the Balkan peninsula (southeastern Europe). It entered service with the ceremonies between August 23 and 26, 2000. Its official height is 181.20 m (594.5 ft) without the flag pole, and 194.57 m (638.4 ft) including the flag pole.

  • Uses "intelligent skyscraper" technologies.
  • Located close to Levent subway station on the Büyükdere Avenue in Şişli district.
  • Owned and built by Türkiye İş Bankası (Turkish Business Bank).
  • Several details of the building resemble Trump Tower in New York, which was designed by the same architect firm, Swanke Hayden Connell Architects.

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