List of tallest buildings in San Antonio

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San Antonio's skyline as of August 2014

The U.S. city of San Antonio, Texas is home to 93 high-rises, 8 of which are skyscrapers that stand at least 328 feet (100 m) feet tall. The tallest structure in the city, excluding radio antennae, is the Tower of the Americas. standing 750 feet (229 m) tall. Completed for HemisFair '68, it is the tallest structure in Texas (excluding radio antennae) south of Houston, the second tallest observation tower in the United States, and third tallest in the Western Hemisphere. The second tallest structure and tallest building in the city is the Marriott Rivercenter. The history of skyscrapers in San Antonio began with the construction of the Tower Life Building (originally the Smith-Young Tower) in 1928, which is often regarded as the first skyscraper in the city. A proposed skyscraper, the Frost Bank Tower, is set to become the sixth tallest building in the city and second tallest office building in city upon completion in 2019. Other proposed towers in the central city are Villita Tower a 30 story residential tower,[1] Canopy by Hilton, a 24-story tower on the Riverwalk [2] and the 21-story Thompson Hotels & Residences.[3]

This list ranks San Antonio high-rises that stand at least 328 feet (100 m) tall, based on standard height measurement. This includes spires and architectural details. 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 Notes
01.0-- Tower of the Americas 750 ft (229 m) 3 1968 Tallest structure in Texas (excluding radio antennae) south of Houston, the second tallest observation tower in the United States, and third tallest in the Western Hemisphere.
01.01 Marriott Rivercenter 546 ft (166 m) 38 1988 Tallest building in San Antonio excluding the Tower of the Americas and one of the tallest hotels in Texas.
01.02 Weston Centre 444 ft (135 m) 32 1989 Tallest office building in San Antonio.
01.03 Grand Hyatt San Antonio 424 ft (129 m) 34 2008 1,000 room hotel in Downtown San Antonio
01.04 Tower Life Building 404 ft (123 m) 30 1928 Originally the Smith-Young Tower. Renovated in 1953 and again in 2010. Also on the national register of historic places.
01.05 Bank of America Plaza 387 ft (118 m) 28 1983
01.06 The Towers on Park Lane 368 ft (112 m) 23 1988 Tallest residential building in San Antonio.
01.07 San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk 348 ft (106 m) 30 1979

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