List of tallest buildings in Anchorage
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This lists ranks high-rises in Anchorage, Alaska that stand at least 150 feet (46 m) tall, based on standard height measurement. This includes spires and architectural details but does not include antenna masts.
|1||Conoco-Phillips Building||296 (90)||23||700 G Street
||1983||Tallest building in Anchorage since its completion in 1983|
|2||Robert B. Atwood Building||265 (81)||20||550 West Seventh Avenue
||1983||Previously called the Hunt Building, Enserch Center and Bank of America Center|
|3||Hilton Anchorage East Tower||243 (74)||21||500 West Third Avenue
||1971||Historically called the Anchorage Tower, after the original building of the Anchorage Hotel which previously sat on the site. Tallest hotel building in Alaska|
|4||JL Tower||226 (69)||14||3800 Centerpoint Drive
||2008||Tallest building constructed in the 2000s|
|5||Frontier Building||219 (67)
|14||3601 C Street
||1982||Numerous State of Alaska offices moved here from the McKay Building when this building opened.|
|6||Anchorage Marriott||214 (65)||21||820 West Seventh Avenue
|7||McKinley Tower||203 (62)
|14||338 Denali Street (also 337 East Fourth Avenue)
||1952||Historically called the Mt. McKinley Building and the MacKay Building, it is the tallest residential building in Alaska Constructed as a 14-story HUD 604 apartment building, it was Anchorage's first high-rise building. It was later bought by Neal MacKay and converted into a state office building after it had sat for years following damage in the 1964 Alaska earthquake. The state moved out in 1982, and it sat condemned by the city for failing fire codes (between 1984 and 2006) as a well-known, dilapidated, pink eyesore earning it several derogatory nicknames. Bought in 1998 by Marc Marlow, it was later remodeled and brought up to code. It is currently the McKinley Tower Apartments. It is nearly identical to the Inlet Tower Hotel in its architectural and construction details.|
|8||Sheraton Anchorage Hotel||194 (59)||16||401 East Sixth Avenue
|9||188 Northern Lights||190 (58)||15||188 West Northern Lights Boulevard
||2008||Tallest mixed-use commercial building.|
|10||Denali Towers North||184 (56)||16||2550 Denali Street
|11||Westmark Anchorage Hotel||157 (48)||14||720 West Fifth Avenue
||1973||Previously called the Sheffield Hotel|
|12||Hotel Captain Cook Tower II||154 (47)||15||939 West Fifth Avenue
|||Hotel Captain Cook Tower III||||18||939 West Fifth Avenue
|||Hilton Anchorage West Tower||||15||500 West Third Avenue
||1963||Historically called the Westward Tower, as it was originally constructed as a major addition to the Westward Hotel. A major addition to this tower of similar height was constructed in the 1980s, covering the site of the original Westward Hotel and its previous additions.|
|||Inlet Tower||||14||1200 L Street
||1951||Historically called the 1200 L Apartment Building. Nearly identical to the McKinley/McKay Building in its architectural and construction details. Currently a hotel.|
|||BP Exploration Building||||13||900 East Benson Boulevard
||1985||Originally the Sohio Building until its takeover by BP.|
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- "About Us". Anchorage: Hilligas Company, Inc. 2008. Retrieved September 19, 2010.
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- "Hilton Anchorage East Tower". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2009-07-27.
- "Anchorage". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2009-07-27.
- "Frontier Building". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2009-07-27.
- "Anchorage Marriott Downtown". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2009-07-27.
- "A new life for an old building: once condemned, the old MacKay building will again stand tall with a new name and makeover" by Martin, Gary L., Alaska Business Monthly, Saturday Oct 1, 2005
- "Sheraton Anchorage Hotel". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2009-07-27.
- "Denali Towers North". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2009-07-27.
- Hoagland, Alison K. (1993). Buildings of Alaska. New York: Oxford University Press. p. 92. ISBN 0-19-507363-0.
- "About: Hotel History". Anchorage: Hotel Captain Cook/Hickel Investment Company. Retrieved September 18, 2010.
- "Hotel Captain Cook West". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2009-07-27.
- This building is as tall as others listed on here. Sources (particularly local and non-web-based) to provide or verify the necessary information are thus far proving to be scarce.
- Buildings of Alaska, p. 95
- Robert B. Atwood Building home page
- JL Tower home page
- McKinley Tower home page
- 188 Northern Lights home page[dead link]
- Webcam shot of Anchorage from Denali Towers North, shows the BP Building
- Short history of the Hotel Captain Cook