List of tallest buildings in Syracuse, New York

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This list ranks skyscrapers in the U.S. city of Syracuse, New York, by height.

Since its construction in 1927, the State Tower Building has been the tallest building in Syracuse. There has not been a new tall building complete in the city since the 1970s and several projects for tall buildings cancelled before completion.

Rank Name Height Floors Use Built
1 State Tower Building 311 ft (95 m) 23 Office 1928
2 AXA Tower I 269 ft (82 m) 19 Commercial office 1966
3 AXA Tower II 269 ft (82 m) 19 Commercial office 1973
4 Toomey Abbott Towers 229 ft (70 m) 24 Senior living 1968
5 Jefferson Tower 225 ft (69 m) 23 Residential 1967
6 Chase Tower 225 ft (69 m) 18 Commercial office 1974
7 Lawrinson Hall 223 ft (68 m) 21 Dormitory 1965
8 Clinton Towers 213 ft (65 m) 23 Residential 1976
9 St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral 200 ft (61 m) Church 1885
10 Harrison House 193 ft (59 m) 21 Residential 1974
11 Townsend Towers 193 ft (59 m) 21 Senior living 1972
12 500 Building 187 ft (57 m) 12 Commercial office 1929
13 Hills Building 187 ft (57 m) 12 Commercial office 1928
14 Bank of America Building, Syracuse 171 ft (52 m) 6 Commercial office 1876
15 Onondaga County Court House 160 ft (49 m) 4 Courthouse / Government Office building 1907
16 Syracuse City Hall 160 ft (49 m) 12 City Hall / Government Office building 1892
17 One Park Place, Syracuse 160 ft (49 m) 10 Commercial office 1974
18 Hotel Syracuse 151 ft (46 m) 12 Hotel 1924
19 M&T Bank Building, Syracuse 148 ft (45 m) 10 Commercial office 1897
20 Syracuse VA Medical Center 144 ft (44 m) 11 Hospital 1957
21 New York State Office Building, Syracuse 138 ft (42 m) 8 Government Office building 1956

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Cancelled buildings[edit]

On October 24, 2002 the groundbreaking for a 430-foot (130 m), 47-story Destiny USA Hotel to be named the Grand Destiny Hotel was held.[2] On that date a steel beam was driven into the Carousel Center parking lot. Over the next three weeks, over 40 more pilings were driven, but by December 2 construction had stopped. In July 2008 construction had restarted, and by August three stories of steel framework had been erected.

OnCenter Convention Center Marriott Hotel was a planned 12- or 16-floor building [58.28 metres (191.2 ft)] in 2004 and eventually cancelled.[3]

In 2001 Clinton Square North Tower was a planned 16-floor, 74.49-metre (244.4 ft) complex built alongside Chase Tower and eventually cancelled.[4]

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