State Street Bank Building

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For the Boston building clearly labeled "State Street", see One Lincoln Street.
State Street Bank Building
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General information
Type Office
Location 225 Franklin Street, Boston, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°21′22″N 71°03′15″W / 42.35622°N 71.05418°W / 42.35622; -71.05418Coordinates: 42°21′22″N 71°03′15″W / 42.35622°N 71.05418°W / 42.35622; -71.05418
Completed 1966
Height
Roof 477 ft (145 m)
Technical details
Floor count 33
Design and construction
Architect F.A. Stahl & Associates
Developer Equity Office Properties Trust

State Street Bank Building, also known as 225 Franklin Street, is a high-rise building located in the Financial District, Boston, Massachusetts. The building stands at 477 feet (145 meters) with 33 floors and was completed in 1966. It is tied with 33 Arch Street as the 19th-tallest building in Boston. The architectural firm who designed the building was F.A. Stahl & Associates. State Street Bank Building was one of the first skyscrapers to be built in Boston after the completion of the Prudential Tower in 1964. The building gained its name from the prominent "State Street Bank" lettering present at the top of the building for many years, although the sign has since been taken down. A similar "State Street" sign was subsequently placed at One Lincoln Street.

In 2009, Fish & Richardson agreed to lease space in One Marina Park in South Boston as its new headquarters and abandon its current headquarters at the State Street Bank Building.[1] It will move beginning in the third quarter of 2010.[2]

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  1. ^ Qualters, Sheri. "Fish & Richardson to Move Flagship Office to South Boston Waterfront." The National Law Journal. September 23, 2009. Retrieved on November 11, 2009.
  2. ^ Hillman, Michelle. "Fish & Richardson inks new Boston lease." Boston Business Journal. Monday September 21, 2009. Retrieved on November 11, 2009.

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