List of tallest buildings in Richmond, Virginia
This is a list of tallest buildings in Richmond, Virginia. Presently, the tallest building in Richmond is the 29-story James Monroe Building. Standing at 449 ft (137m) it was the tallest building in Virginia from the time of its completion in 1981 until 2007, when the 38-story Westin Tower in Virginia Beach opened in downtown Virginia Beach. The next three tallest skyscrapers in the city each have 26 stories within the structure, although they vary in height. The SunTrust Plaza stands at 400 ft (120 m), while the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, which also has 26 stories stands at 394 ft (119 m). The third tallest building is the Bank of America Center which stands at 331 ft (101 m).
Typically, the first high-rise in Richmond history is often considered to be the 19-story BB&T Bank Building, which was completed in 1913. The structure stands at 262 ft (80 m) and is located in Downtown Richmond.
The newest high rises in Richmond include Brandt Hall, a 17-story college dorm on the Monroe Park campus of Virginia Commonwealth University, which was completed in 2005, along the Vistas on the James, which were completed that same year. Additionally, in downtown, the 12-story MWV Building was completed in 2010. The 23-story Central National Bank Building, built in 1930, is being converted into apartments after being left abandoned for over 20 years. Currently, a new 18-story office building, Gateway Plaza, is being constructed downtown for the McGuire Woods law firm. It is scheduled for completion in December, 2015.
|Name||Stories||Height (Feet)||City||Year Built|
|James Monroe Building||29||449 feet (137 m)||Richmond||1981|
|SunTrust Plaza||26||400 feet (120 m)||Richmond||1983|
|Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond||26||394 feet (120 m)||Richmond||1978|
|Bank of America Center (Richmond)||26||331 feet (101 m)||Richmond||1974|
|Richmond City Hall||19||315 feet (96 m)||Richmond||1971|
|Riverfront Plaza East||20||312 feet (95 m)||Richmond||1990|
|Riverfront Plaza West||20||312 feet (95 m)||Richmond||1990|
|One James River Plaza||22||308 feet (94 m)||Richmond||1978|
|Main Street Centre||23||305 feet (93 m)||Richmond||1986|
|Two James Center||21||299 feet (91 m)||Richmond||1987|
|One James Center||21||295 feet (90 m)||Richmond||1985|
|Eighth & Main Building||20||289 feet (88 m)||Richmond||1975|
|Central National Bank||22||282 feet (86 m)||Richmond||1930|
|BB&T Bank Building||19||262 feet (80 m)||Richmond||1913|
|One Capitol Square||23||262 feet (80 m)||Richmond||1964|
|John Tyler Building||11||240 feet (73 m)||Richmond||1991|
|Virginia War Memorial Carillon||8||226 feet (69 m)||Richmond||1932|
|West Hospital||17||210 feet (64 m)||Richmond||1941|
|Riverside on the James||15||203 feet (62 m)||Richmond||2005|
|James Madison Building||15||200 feet (61 m)||Richmond||1964|
|Thomas Jefferson Building||15||200 feet (61 m)||Richmond||1956|
Tallest under construction, approved and proposed
This lists buildings that are under construction, approved for construction or proposed for construction in Richmond and are planned to rise at least 200 feet (61 m), but are not yet completed structures. Under construction buildings that have already been topped out are also included.
|Gateway Plaza||240.31 feet (73 m)||18||December 2015||Under Construction||May increase to 19 floors|
* Table entries with dashes (—) indicate that information regarding building heights, floor counts, or dates of completion has not yet been released.