List of tallest buildings in Worcester, Massachusetts

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This list of tallest buildings in Worcester, Massachusetts ranks skyscrapers in the U.S. city of Worcester, Massachusetts by height. Worcester currently has 18 high-rise buildings.[1] In the city, there are 12 buildings that stand taller than 150 feet (46 m). The two tallest structures in Worcester are the 24-story Sky Mark Tower and Worcester Plaza, both of which rise 289 feet (88 m).[1]

Tallest buildings[edit]

This lists ranks Worcester skyscrapers 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. An equal sign (=) following a rank indicates the same height between two or more buildings. The "Year" column indicates the year in which a building was completed.

Rank Name Image Height
ft (m)
Floors Year Coordinates Notes
01.01= Sky Mark Tower Sky Mark Tower 2014.JPG 289 feet (88 m) 24 1991 42°15′37″N 71°48′18″W / 42.260315°N 71.804919°W / 42.260315; -71.804919 (Sky Mark Tower) Also known as "The Tower at Franklin Square," and "600 Main Street."[2][3]
01.01= Worcester Plaza 446 Main Street January 2014.JPG 289 feet (88 m) 24 1974 42°15′48″N 71°48′12″W / 42.263281°N 71.803235°W / 42.263281; -71.803235 (Worcester Plaza) [4][5]
03.03 100 Front Street Worcester Center 2014.JPG 226 feet (69 m) 20 1971 42°15′45″N 71°47′58″W / 42.2626°N 71.7994°W / 42.2626; -71.7994 (100 Front Street) (formerly known as "Mechanics Tower," this is one of two buildings built as part of Worcester Center.[6][7]
04.04 Belmont Tower Apartments Belmont Tower Apartments, Worcester MA.jpg 216 feet (66 m) (estimate) 19 1972 42°16′17″N 71°47′45″W / 42.271355°N 71.79595°W / 42.271355; -71.79595 (Belmont Tower Apartments) [8][9][10]
05.05 Worcester City Hall City Hall - Worcester, Massachusetts USA.JPG 203 feet (62 m) 4 1898 42°15′44″N 71°48′06″W / 42.262222°N 71.801667°W / 42.262222; -71.801667 (Worcester City Hall) [11][12]
06.06 Guaranty Bank Building Guaranty Bank Building - Worcester, Massachusetts USA.JPG 187 feet (57 m) 12 1971 42°15′53″N 71°48′08″W / 42.264805°N 71.802270°W / 42.264805; -71.802270 (Guaranty Bank Building) Also known as the "Guaranty Building" and the "Guarantee Bank and Trust Building." [13][14]
07.07 Plumley Village East Apartments Plumley Village East Apartments, Worcester MA.jpg 179 feet (55 m) (estimate) 16 1972 42°16′11″N 71°47′43″W / 42.269600°N 71.795381°W / 42.269600; -71.795381 [15][16]
08.08 Union Station Union Station November 2012.JPG 175 feet (53 m) 3 1911
Restored and rebuilt 2000
42°15′40″N 71°47′42″W / 42.2612°N 71.7949°W / 42.2612; -71.7949 (Union Station) [17]
9.09 Lincoln Park Tower 171 feet (52 m) (estimate) 15 42°16′23″N 71°45′29″W / 42.273086°N 71.757987°W / 42.273086; -71.757987 (Lincoln Park Tower) [18][19]
10.010 Lincoln Village Apartments I 162 feet (49 m) (estimate) 15 42°17′52″N 71°46′34″W / 42.297878°N 71.776086°W / 42.297878; -71.776086 (Lincoln Village Apartments I) Also known as "49 Pleasant Valley Drive," and built as part of the Lincoln Village Apartments development.[20][21]
11.011 Webster Square Tower East Webster Sq Tower East Worcester MA.jpg 159 feet (48 m) (estimate) 14 42°14′46″N 71°49′53″W / 42.246057°N 71.831409°W / 42.246057; -71.831409 (Webster Square Tower East) Built as part of the Webster Square development.[22][23]
12.012 Elm Park Tower Elm Park Tower, Worcester MA.jpg 154 feet (47 m) 16 1977 42°15′49″N 71°48′58″W / 42.263686°N 71.816142°W / 42.263686; -71.816142 (Elm Park Tower) [24][25][26]

Timeline of tallest buildings[edit]

Name Image Street address Years as tallest Height
feet / m
Floors Coordinates Reference
Old Union Station Detroit Publishing - Union Station, Worcester, Mass.jpg 2 Washington Square 1875–1898 200 feet (61 m) 42°15′40″N 71°47′42″W / 42.2612°N 71.7949°W / 42.2612; -71.7949 (Union Station) [17]
Worcester City Hall City Hall - Worcester, Massachusetts USA.JPG 455 Main Street 1898–1971 203 feet (62 m) 4 42°15′44″N 71°48′06″W / 42.262222°N 71.801667°W / 42.262222; -71.801667 (Worcester City Hall) [11][12]
100 Front Street Worcester Center 2014.JPG 100 Front Street 1971–1974 226 feet (69 m) 20 42°15′45″N 71°47′58″W / 42.2626°N 71.7994°W / 42.2626; -71.7994 (100 Front Street) [6][7]
Worcester Plaza 446 Main Street January 2014.JPG 446 Main Street 1974–Present
(tied 1991–present)
289 feet (88 m) 24 42°15′48″N 71°48′12″W / 42.263281°N 71.803235°W / 42.263281; -71.803235 (Worcester Plaza) [4][5]
Sky Mark Tower Sky Mark Tower.jpg 600 Main Street tied 1991–Present 289 feet (88 m) 24 42°15′37″N 71°48′18″W / 42.260315°N 71.804919°W / 42.260315; -71.804919 (Sky Mark Tower) [2][3]

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ a b Worcester: High-rise Buildings existing. Emporis.com. Retrieved December 23, 2010
  2. ^ a b Sky Mark Tower Emporis.com. Retrieved December 23, 2010
  3. ^ a b 600 Main Street Skyscraperpage.com. Retrieved December 23, 2010.
  4. ^ a b Worcester Plaza Emporis.com. Retrieved December 23, 2010
  5. ^ a b Worcester Plaza Skyscraperpage.com. Retrieved December 23, 2010.
  6. ^ a b 100 Front Street Emporis.com. Retrieved December 23, 2010
  7. ^ a b 100 Front Street Skyscraperpage.com. Retrieved December 23, 2010.
  8. ^ Belmont Tower Apartments Emporis.com. Retrieved December 23, 2010
  9. ^ Belmont Towers Apartments Skyscraperpage.com. Retrieved December 23, 2010.
  10. ^ BELMONT TOWER WARMS TO A PALER COMPLEXION. Worcester Telegram and Gazette. December 16, 1995. Retrieved January 22, 2012.
  11. ^ a b Worcester City Hall Emporis.com. Retrieved December 27, 2010
  12. ^ a b Worcester City Hall Skyscraperpage.com. Retrieved December 27, 2010.
  13. ^ Guaranty Building Emporis.com. Retrieved December 23, 2010
  14. ^ Guaranty Bank Building Skyscraperpage.com. Retrieved December 23, 2010.
  15. ^ Plumley Village East Apartments Emporis.com. Retrieved December 23, 2010
  16. ^ Plumley Village East Apartments Skyscraperpage.com. Retrieved December 23, 2010.
  17. ^ a b Union Station. Worcester, Massachusetts. Retrieved July 7, 2011.
  18. ^ Lincoln Park Tower Emporis.com. Retrieved December 23, 2010
  19. ^ Lincoln Park Tower Skyscraperpage.com. Retrieved December 23, 2010.
  20. ^ 49 Pleasant Valley Drive Emporis.com. Retrieved December 23, 2010
  21. ^ lincoln Village Apartments I Skyscraperpage.com. Retrieved December 23, 2010.
  22. ^ Webster Square Tower East Emporis.com. Retrieved December 23, 2010
  23. ^ Webster Square Tower East Skyscraperpage.com. Retrieved December 23, 2010.
  24. ^ Elm Park Tower Emporis.com. Retrieved December 23, 2010
  25. ^ Elm Park Tower Skyscraperpage.com. Retrieved December 23, 2010.
  26. ^ [1] American Institute of Architects Journal. Volume 66. Pg 83