Latitude (building)

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Ernst & Young Centre
Latitude Sydney.jpg
Latitude viewed from Chinatown, with World Tower behind it.
General information
Status Opened
Type Office
Location 680 George Street Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Coordinates 43°38′56″N 79°23′10″W / 43.649°N 79.386°W / 43.649; -79.386
Construction started 2003
Estimated completion

Topping out: November 2004

Completion: December 2004
Opening January 2005
Height
Roof 190 m (620 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 51
Design and construction
Architect Greg Crone
Developer Multiplex

Latitude is part of the World Square complex bounded by George, Goulburn, Liverpool and Pitt Streets in Sydney, Australia. The building's official name is Ernst & Young Tower at Latitude and is located on the corner of George and Goulburn streets.

Design and construction[edit]

The building comprises a low rise office, a retail complex incorporating a series of laneways and a high rise commercial tower for Ernst & Young. The 51 storey structure is 190 m in height and 222 m to the top of the spire. The 51st floor is the HQ for the Australian Health practitioners regulation agency (AHPRA). The building also comprises the headquarters for Austereo and Hoyts.

The building was opened in January 2005. It was built by Multiplex.[1]

The architect responsible for the design was Greg Crone, known for his work with King Street Wharf, Citigroup Centre and 400 George Street.

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Coordinates: 33°52′39″S 151°12′23″E / 33.87750°S 151.20639°E / -33.87750; 151.20639

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