Key Center South Tower
|40 Fountain Plaza|
40 Fountain Plaza, in Buffalo, NY
|Location||40 Fountain Plaza, Buffalo, NY, United States|
|Owner||Fort Schuyler Management Corporation|
|Roof||225 feet (68.6 m)|
|Floor area||157,700 sq ft (14,650.8 m2)|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Brisbin Brook Beynon Architects|
40 Fountain Plaza is a high-rise located in Buffalo, NY. It stands 225 feet (69 m) and 13 stories tall. The building has a twin tower next door. The Key Center North Tower, which is four stories taller, and connected by a two-story glass atrium encompassing 18,800 square feet of retail space. The complex was formally known as the Key Center at Fountain Plaza. Both buildings have distinctive pyramid tops that are trimmed with bright green neon lighting which is illumined at night. In the front of the two towers is a large fountain and reflecting pool in the summer. In the winter, it serves as an outdoor ice rink that is free to the public.
In June 2014, it was announced that IBM's new software research facility will become the primary tenant of the Fountain Plaza South Tower, taking up most of the 100,000-square-feet space Delaware North vacated upon moving to the Delaware North Building.
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