List of tallest buildings in Kolkata

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This list of tallest buildings in Kolkata enumerates high-rises in Kolkata, India. Kolkata has numerous high-rise buildings, both residential and commercial. Tower 1 of Urbana which topped out in October 2013 is currently the tallest building in the city with a height of 152 metres (499 ft) consisting of 41 floors after the two Westin building also emerged in the year 2013 which are about 150 metres (492 ft) . Urbana is also the tallest building in Eastern India. More than 800 high-rises are already constructed in the city and many more are under construction, some of them even exceeding the height of 160 metres (525 ft).Kolkata has also got the second highest numbers of tallest buildings in India after Mumbai.

Overview[edit]

Kolkata has numerous high-rises in Chowringhee which is the Central Business District Area or CBD of the city. Chatterjee International Center (24 floors) is the tallest office building in the city and also the tallest of its type in entire Eastern India with a height of 91 metres (299 ft). It was opened in 1976 in Chowringhee, thus making it one of the oldest high-rises in the city. Several other high-rises such as Tata Centre (18 floors), 79.2 metres (260 ft) and Everest House (21 floors, 84 metres (276 ft) are also located in Chowringhee. Apart from CBD, the region of B.B.D. Bagh and Babughat also have several high-rises. The region Salt Lake City and Rajarhat (which already have several high-rises) is undergoing a massive construction boom, with hundreds of high-rises under construction. The city got its first residential high-rise in 2004 when block 'Peak' was opened in Hiland Park. It has 28 floors with a height of 86 metres (282 ft). This created a new idea of constructing residential high-rises too other than office buildings or commercial buildings. In 2008, South City Towers (36 floors, 117 metres (384 ft) were completed in Jodhpur Park in South Kolkata which became the first 100 metres (328 ft) plus buildings of the city. Again in October 2013, Tower of Urbana topped out which is currently the tallest building in the city. All these developments have changed the skyline of this city.

Tallest Buildings[edit]

South City, one of the tallest buildings in Kolkata as of now
Bel Air, one of the tallest buildings in Kolkata
Tata Centre, an iconic building on Chowringhee

This lists ranks buildings in Kolkata that stand at least 72 metres (236 ft), based on standard height measurement. This includes spires and architectural details but does not include antenna masts. Only completed buildings and under-construction buildings that have been topped out are included.[1][2]

Rank Name Height Floors Year
1 Urbana T1 152 metres (499 ft) 41 2013[3]
2 Urbana T7 152 metres (499 ft) 41 2013[4]
3 The Westin (Westin Kolkata) 150 metres (492 ft) 36 2013[5]
4 The V (Westin Kolkata) 150 metres (492 ft) 36 2013[6]
5 Air (Uniworld City) 134 metres (440 ft) 40 2014
6 Oak 117 metres (384 ft) 36 2008
7 Pine 117 metres (384 ft) 36 2008
8 Maple 117 metres (384 ft) 36 2008
9 Cedar 117 metres (384 ft) 36 2008
11 JW Marriot T1 110 metres (361 ft) 30 2014
11 Acropolis 110 metres (361 ft) 21 2014
12 DLF Newtown Heights 'E' (DLF Newtown Heights) 104 metres (341 ft) 32 2012
13 JW Marriot T2 100 metres (328 ft) 27 2014
14 Elita Garden Vista 4 (Elita Garden Vista) 98 metres (322 ft) 30 2012
15 Elita Garden Vista 5 (Elita Garden Vista) 98 metres (322 ft) 30 2012
16 Sri Avani 97 metres (318 ft) 26 2012
17 DLF Newtown Heights 'D' (DLF Newtown Heights) 92 metres (302 ft) 28 2012
18 DLF Newtown Heights 'F' (DLF Newtown Heights) 92 metres (302 ft) 28 2012
19 Chatterjee International Center 91 metres (299 ft) 24 1976
20 Bel Air 88 metres (289 ft) 27 2011
21 Heights T2 (Uniworld City) 88 metres (289 ft) 27 2011
22 Heights T4 (Uniworld City) 88 metres (289 ft) 27 2011
23 Heights T6 (Uniworld City) 88 metres (289 ft) 27 2011
21 Heights T7 (Uniworld City) 88 metres (289 ft) 27 2012
22 Heights T8 (Uniworld City) 88 metres (289 ft) 27 2012
23 Heights T10 (Uniworld City) 88 metres (289 ft) 27 2012
24 Peak 86 metres (282 ft) 28 2004
25 Rosedale 1 (Rosedale) 85 metres (279 ft) 26 2011
26 Rosedale 2 (Rosedale) 85 metres (279 ft) 26 2011
27 Rosedale 3 (Rosedale) 85 metres (279 ft) 26 2011
28 Rosedale 4 (Rosedale) 85 metres (279 ft) 26 2011
29 Rosedale 5 85 metres (279 ft) 26 2011
30 Rosedale 6 85 metres (279 ft) 26 2011
31 Fort Oasis 'Tower 1' (Fort Oasis) 85 metres (279 ft) 26 2012
32 Fort Oasis 'Tower 2' (Fort Oasis) 85 metres (279 ft) 26 2012
33 Everest House 84 metres (276 ft) 21 1978
34 Merlin Cambridge 84 metres (276 ft) 26 2012
35 Tirumani 83 metres (272 ft) 21 2012
36 Tata Eden Court (Primo A) 83 metres (272 ft) 24 2012
37 Tata Eden Court (Primo B) 83 metres (272 ft) 24 2012
38 Elita Garden Vista 1 (Elita Garden Vista) 82 metres (269 ft) 25 2011
39 Elita Garden Vista 2 (Elita Garden Vista) 82 metres (269 ft) 25 2011
40 Elita Garden Vista 3 (Elita Garden Vista) 82 metres (269 ft) 25 2011
41 Elita Garden Vista 14 (Elita Garden Vista) 82 metres (269 ft) 25 2011
42 Elita Garden Vista 15 (Elita Garden Vista) 82 metres (269 ft) 25 2011
43 Elita Garden Vista 16 (Elita Garden Vista) 82 metres (269 ft) 25 2011
44 Heights T2 (Uniworld City) 82 metres (269 ft) 25 2012
45 Heights T4 (Uniworld City) 82 metres (269 ft) 25 2012
46 Heights T7 (Uniworld City) 82 metres (269 ft) 25 2012
47 Heights T9 (Uniworld City) 82 metres (269 ft) 25 2012
48 Nimbus (Ideal Heights) 80 metres (262 ft) 24 2012
49 Cumulus (Ideal Heights) 80 metres (262 ft) 24 2012
50 Tata Centre 79 metres (259 ft) 18 1969
51 DLF Newtown Heights 'C' (DLF Newtown Heights) 78 metres (256 ft) 24 2012
52 DLF Newtown Heights 'G' (DLF Newtown Heights) 78 metres (256 ft) 24 2012
53 Cascades T9 (Uniworld City) 78 metres (256 ft) 24 2011
54 Cascades T10 (Uniworld City) 78 metres (256 ft) 24 2011
55 Downtown T4 (Uniworld City) 78 metres (256 ft) 24 2012
56 Industry House 77 metres (253 ft) 20 1980
57 Mani Kala 1 (Mani Kala) 77 metres (253 ft) 22 2012
58 Mani Kala 2 (Mani Kala) 77 metres (253 ft) 22 2012
59 Rameswara Mansion 77 metres (253 ft) 22 2012
60 Omega @ BIPL 76 metres (249 ft) 19 2010
61 Fort Legend 76 metres (249 ft) 19 2012
62 Sunrise Towers A (Sunrise Towers) 75 metres (246 ft) 23 2010
63 Krishnachura 1 (Akankha) 75 metres (246 ft) 24 2009
64 Krishnachura 2 (Akankha) 75 metres (246 ft) 24 2009
65 Krishnachura 3 (Akankha) 75 metres (246 ft) 24 2009
66 Godrej Waterside Tower 2 75 metres (246 ft) 19 2012
67 MSO Building 74 metres (243 ft) 20 1978
68 Infinity Benchmark 74 metres (243 ft) 19 2009
69 Cape 74 metres (243 ft) 24 2004
70 Brook 74 metres (243 ft) 24 2004
71 GOI Building 74 metres (243 ft) 20 1978
72 Cascades T5 (Uniworld City) 72 metres (236 ft) 22 2011
73 Cascades T6 (Uniworld City) 72 metres (236 ft) 22 2011
74 Cascades T7 (Uniworld City) 72 metres (236 ft) 22 2011
75 Cascades T8 (Uniworld City) 72 metres (236 ft) 22 2011
76 Stratus (Ideal Heights) 72 metres (236 ft) 20 2012
77 Horizons T3 (Uniworld City) 72 metres (236 ft) 22 2011
78 Horizons T4 (Uniworld City) 72 metres (236 ft) 22 2011
79 Horizons T5 (Uniworld City) 72 metres (236 ft) 22 2011
80 Gardens T10 (Uniworld City) 72 metres (236 ft) 22 2011
81 Rhythm-I (Sunrise Symphony) 72 metres (236 ft) 19 2013
82 Rhythm-II (Sunrise Symphony) 72 metres (236 ft) 19 2013
83 Jeevan Sudha 72 metres (236 ft) 19 1986
84 Shiromani 72 metres (236 ft) 18 2012

Tallest Under Construction[edit]

This lists buildings that are Under Construction in the city and are planned to rise at least 72 metres (236 ft). Buildings that are only approved, On-Hold or proposed are not included in this table.

Rank Name Height Floors
1 The 42[7] 245 metres (804 ft) 62
2 World Trade Centre Kolkata 219 metres (719 ft) 51
3 Urbana 2 168 metres (551 ft)[8] 46
4 Urbana 3 168 metres (551 ft)[8] 46
5 Urbana 4 168 metres (551 ft)[8] 46
6 Urbana 5 168 metres (551 ft)[8] 46
7 Urbana 6 168 metres (551 ft)[8] 46
8 Atmosphere 1 (Atmosphere) 152 metres (499 ft) 39
9 Atmosphere 2 (Atmosphere) 152 metres (499 ft) 39
10 ITC Sonar II (ITC Sonar) 128 metres (420 ft) 28
11 Ideal Unique Centre 118 metres (387 ft) 28
12 PS Srijan Corporate Park 'IT Block' 106 metres (348 ft) 25
13 J W Marriott "Tower 2" 100 metres (328 ft) 27
14 Elita Garden Vista 12 (Elita Garden Vista) 98 metres (322 ft) 30
15 Elita Garden Vista 13 (Elita Garden Vista) 98 metres (322 ft) 30
16 Altius tower 1 91 metres (299 ft) 25
17 Altius tower 2 91 metres (299 ft) 25
18 Princep 1 (Calutta Riverside) 88 metres (289 ft) 27
19 Princep 2 (Calcutta Riverside) 88 metres (289 ft) 27
20 ITC Apartments 84 metres (276 ft) 25
21 Sankalpa 1 (Sankalpa) 82 metres (269 ft) 25
22 Sankalpa 2 (Sankalpa) 82 metres (269 ft) 25
23 Elita Garden Vista 7 (Elita Garden Vista) 82 metres (269 ft) 25
24 Elita Garden Vista 8 (Elita Garden Vista) 82 metres (269 ft) 25
25 Elita Garden Vista 9 (Elita Garden Vista) 82 metres (269 ft) 25
26 Elita Garden Vista 10 (Elita Garden Vista) 82 metres (269 ft) 25
27 Elita Garden Vista 11 (Elita Garden Vista) 82 metres (269 ft) 25
28 Fresco T7 (Uniworld City) 82 metres (269 ft) 25
29 Fresco T8 (Uniworld City) 82 metres (269 ft) 25
30 Fresco T9 (Uniworld City) 82 metres (269 ft) 25
31 Fresco T10 (Uniworld City) 82 metres (269 ft) 25
32 Martin Burn Business Park 80 metres (262 ft) 19
33 Harmony T8 (Uniworld City) 78 metres (256 ft) 24
34 Swarna Mani 1 (Swarna Mani) 78 metres (256 ft) 24
35 Swarna Mani 2 (Swarna Mani) 78 metres (256 ft) 24
36 Swarna Mani 3 (Swarna Mani) 78 metres (256 ft) 24
37 Videocon E-Habitat 78 metres (256 ft) 24
38 Ramsnehi Unimark Tower 78 metres (256 ft) 24
39 Harmony T1 (Uniworld City) 75 metres (246 ft) 23
40 Harmony T6 (Uniworld City) 75 metres (246 ft) 23
41 Harmony T7 (Uniworld City) 75 metres (246 ft) 23
42 Ideal Exotica 1 (Ideal Exotica) 72 metres (236 ft) 22
43 Ideal Exotica 2 (Ideal Exotica) 72 metres (236 ft) 22
44 Ideal Exotica 3 (Ideal Exotica) 72 metres (236 ft) 22
45 Ideal Exotica 4 (Ideal Exotica) 72 metres (236 ft) 22
46 Ideal Exotica 5 (Ideal Exotica) 72 metres (236 ft) 22
47 The Unimark Asian 72 metres (236 ft) 17
48 Tower 2 - Active Acres 72 metres (236 ft) 22
49 Tower 1 - Active Acres 72 metres (236 ft) 22

Approved , Proposed and On-Hold[edit]

This list ranks buildings that are proposed, On-Hold and approved in the city. All the buildings listed below are slated to rise at least 72 metres (236 ft).

Sr No Name Height Floors
1 Urbana Twisted Tower 300 metres (984 ft) 75
2 Urbana II Tower 1 225 metres (738 ft) 61
3 Urbana II Tower 2 225 metres (738 ft) 61
5 The Park Hotel II 210 metres (689 ft) 45
6 LIC Tower 200 metres (656 ft) 50
7 Fort Oasis Tower 3 142 metres (466 ft) 43
8 World Bengal Tower (Bishwa Banga Shikhar) 140 metres (459 ft) 37
9 Alpine Heights 138 metres (453 ft) 40
10 Diamond Crown 134 metres (440 ft) 41
11 International Financial Centre (KIFH) 129 metres (423 ft) 30
12 Infinity DPSC 124 metres (407 ft) 31
13 Cirrus (Ideal Heights) 123 metres (404 ft) 37
14 Etarnia 122 metres (400 ft) 31
15 India Design Centre 102 metres (335 ft) 24
16 Anandadhara 1 101 metres (331 ft) 31
17 Anandadhara 2 101 metres (331 ft) 31
18 Anandadhara 3 101 metres (331 ft) 31
19 Anandadhara 4 101 metres (331 ft) 31
20 Anandadhara 5 101 metres (331 ft) 31
21 Anandadhara 6 101 metres (331 ft) 31
22 Wellside Camac 100 metres (328 ft) 25
23 Pentagon 90 metres (295 ft) 23
24 Sunrise Heights 88 metres (289 ft) 27
25 Mani Imperial - Splendida 85 metres (279 ft) 26
26 Mani Imperial - Majestica 85 metres (279 ft) 26
27 Mani Imperial - Grande 85 metres (279 ft) 26
28 37 Ballygunge Park 85 metres (279 ft) 26
29 Surekha Heights 26
30 Ideal Unique Residency 72 metres (236 ft) 22
31 Avani Grand Service Apartment 1 36
32 Avani Grand Service Apartment 2 36
33 Avani Grand Hotel 29
34 Avani Towers 1 25
35 Avani Towers 2 25
36 INIA 22
37 1 Queens Park 22
38 south city tower 1 22
39 South City Tower 2 22
40 Strand HQ 36

Timeline of tallest buildings in Kolkata[edit]

The buildings listed here stand at least 72 metres (236 ft) from the ground.

Name Height Floors Years served as tallest building
Tata Centre 79 metres (259 ft) 18 1969-1976
Chatterjee International Center 91 metres (299 ft) 24 1976-2008
South City Towers 117 metres (384 ft) 36 2008–2013
Urbana T1 152 metres (499 ft) 41 2013–present

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