Breda Tower

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Torre Breda
Milano Torre Breda.JPG
Breda Tower
Alternative names in early years: Grattacielo di Milano
General information
Type Commercial offices
Architectural style International Style
Location Piazza della Repubblica
Milan, Italy
Coordinates 45°29′05″N 9°12′05″E / 45.48472°N 9.20139°E / 45.48472; 9.20139Coordinates: 45°29′05″N 9°12′05″E / 45.48472°N 9.20139°E / 45.48472; 9.20139
Completed 1954
Height
Roof 117 m (384 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 30
Design and construction
Architect Luigi Mattioni
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Torre Breda (English: Breda Tower) is a 30-storey, 117 m (384 ft) skyscraper in Milan, Italy. The tower was built in 1954 on a design by architect Luigi Mattioni. The eight floors of the lower body are devoted exclusively to offices, while the rest of the building houses residential apartments. The building is currently under restyling.

Torre Breda was the highest building in Italy when constructed, until 1960 when the 127 m (417 ft) Pirelli Tower was completed. It is now the fifth tallest building in Milan and the 13th in Italy.

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