List of tallest buildings in Virginia

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The skyline of Richmond.

This list of tallest buildings in Virginia ranks skyscrapers in the U.S. commonwealth of Virginia by height. The tallest building in Virginia is the Westin Virginia Beach Town Center in Virginia Beach, which contains 38 floors and is 508 ft (155 m) tall. The third-tallest building in the commonwealth is the James Monroe Building in Richmond, which contains 29 floors and is 449 ft (137 m) tall. It was the tallest building in the commonwealth until being surpassed by the Westin Virginia Beach Town Center.

Tallest buildings[edit]

Rank Name Image Height
ft (m)
Floors Year City Notes
1 Westin Virginia Beach Town Center Westin Tower, Oct 2012.jpg 508 feet (155 m) 38 2008 Virginia Beach Tallest building in Virginia.[1]
2 Capital One Tower Capital One World Headquarters.jpg 470 feet (140 m) 31 2018 Tysons Tallest building in Northern Virginia and the Washington metropolitan area.[2]
3 James Monroe Building James Monroe Building VA.JPG 449 feet (137 m) 29 1981 Richmond Tallest building in Richmond.[3]
4 600 Canal Place - Dominion Resources Dominion Tower, Richmond, VA.jpg 417 feet (127 m) 20 2019 Richmond Fourth tallest building in Virginia after topping out in July 2018.[4]
5 Lumen at Tysons 413 feet

(126 m)

32 2018 Tysons Fifth tallest building in Virginia after topping out in July 2018.[5]
6 SunTrust Plaza Suntrust Plaza (richmond).jpg 400 feet (120 m) 26 1983 Richmond Sixth tallest building in Virginia.[6]
7 Armada Hoffler Tower 396 feet (121 m) 23 2002 Virginia Beach Sixth tallest building in Virginia.[7]
8 Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Federal Reserve Bank, Richmond, Virginia.jpg 394 feet (120 m) 26 1978 Richmond One of twelve Federal Reserve Banks in the United States. Seventh tallest building in Virginia.[8]
9 CEB Tower CEB Building.jpg 391 feet (119 m) 32 2018 Arlington Tallest Building in Arlington.[9]
10 1812 North Moore Street 1812 Moore.jpg 390 feet (120 m) 35 2013 Arlington Was the tallest building in the Washington metropolitan area at the time of completion, overtaking the Rosslyn Twin Towers. Was surpassed by the Capital One Tower in 2017.[10]
11= Rosslyn Twin Tower One The Pentagon (side).jpg 381 feet (116 m) 27 1980 Arlington [11]
11= Rosslyn Twin Tower Two The Pentagon (side).jpg 381 feet (116 m) 27 1982 Arlington [12]
13 VITA Vita Arlington.jpg 379 feet (116 m) 30 2015 Tysons [13]
14 One Skyline Tower 364 feet (111 m) 26 1988 Bailey's Crossroads [14]
15 The Adaire Adaire Tysons VA 2017 01 30 32.jpg 360 feet (110 m) 35 2016 Tysons [15]
16 Central Place Central Place Residential.jpg 355 feet (108 m) 31 2017 Arlington [16]
17= Nouvelle Apartments Nouvelle Apartments.jpg 341 feet (104 m) 27 2015 Tysons [17]
17= Dominion Tower DominionTowerNorfolk.jpeg 341 feet (104 m) 26 1987 Norfolk Tallest building in Norfolk.
19 Hilton Alexandria Mark Center Hilton Alexandria Mark Center.png 338 feet (103 m) 30 1985 Alexandria [18]
20 George Washington Masonic National Memorial Front View of George Washington Masonic National Memorial.jpg 333 feet (101 m) 9 1932 Alexandria [19]
21 Bank of America Center (Richmond) 331 feet (101 m) 26 1974 Richmond
22 Ascent at Spring Hill Station Ascent at Spring Hill Station Tysons VA 2017 01 30 08.jpg 328 feet (100 m) 26 2014 Tysons [20]
23= Skyline Square North 321 feet (98 m) 26 1982 Bailey's Crossroads [21]
23= Skyline Square South 321 feet (98 m) 26 1984 Bailey's Crossroads [22]
23= Skyline Towers North 321 feet (98 m) 26 1988 Bailey's Crossroads [23]
23= Skyline Towers South 321 feet (98 m) 26 1988 Bailey's Crossroads [24]
27 Wells Fargo Tower Wells fargo tower.jpg 320 feet (98 m) 21 1990 Roanoke [25]
28 Tysons Tower Tysons Tower Tysons VA 2017 02 12 02.jpg 318 feet (97 m) 22 2014 Tysons [26]
29= Richmond City Hall 315 feet (96 m) 19 1971 Richmond
29= Fairview Park Marriott 315 feet (96 m) 16 1989 Falls Church [27]
31 Turnberry Tower Turnberry Towers Arlington.jpg 313 feet (95 m) 27 2009 Arlington [28]
32= Riverfront Plaza East Tower 312 feet (95 m) 20 1988 Richmond [29]
32= Riverfront Plaza West Tower 312 feet (95 m) 20 1988 Richmond [30]
34 One James River Plaza 310 feet (94 m) 22 1978 Richmond [31]
35 Harbor Tower Apartments 307 feet (94 m) 25 1983 Portsmouth [32]
36= Bank of America Center (Norfolk) BankOfAmericaNorfolk.jpeg 305 feet (93 m) 23 1967 Norfolk [33]
36= Main Street Centre 305 feet (93 m) 23 1986 Richmond [34]
38= One Waterview Place 300 feet (91 m) 24 2008 Arlington
38= Two Waterview Place 300 feet (91 m) 29 2007 Arlington
40 Two James Center 299 feet (91 m) 21 1987 Richmond
41 Wells Fargo Center WellsFargoNorfolk.jpeg 298 feet (91 m) 23 2010 Norfolk
42 Rosslyn Metro Center II 298 feet

(91 m)

27 2002 Arlington
43 One James Center 295 feet

(90 m)

21 1985 Richmond
44 150 West Main Street 150WestMainStreetNorfolk.jpeg 292 feet

(89 m)

20 2002 Norfolk
45 Eighth & Main Building 289 feet

(88 m)

20 1975 Richmond
46 Norfolk Waterside Marriott MarriottNorfolk.jpeg 285 feet

(87 m)

23 1991 Norfolk
47 1801 North Lynn Street 283 feet

(86 m)

24 2002 Arlington
48= Central National Bank Central National Bank, Richmond, Virginia June04.JPG 282 feet

(86 m)

22 1930 Richmond
48= Norfolk Southern Tower NorfolkSouthernTower.jpeg 282 feet

(86 m)

20 1989 Norfolk
50 Gateway Plaza 276 feet

(84 m)

18 2015 Richmond

Tallest under construction, approved and proposed[edit]

This lists buildings that are under construction, approved for construction or proposed for construction in Virginia.

Name Image Height
ft (m)
Floors Year City Notes
The View at Tysons 600 feet (180 m) 36 Tysons Would stand as the tallest building in the commonwealth and Washington Metropolitan Area, as well as the tallest building between Philadelphia and Charlotte.[35]
Dominion Tower 417 feet (127 m) 20 2019 Richmond Will become the second-tallest building in Richmond upon completion (topped out July 2018).
The Boro Residential Tower 1 404 feet (123 m) 32 2018 Tysons
Carlyle Plaza Two 354 feet (108 m) 34 Alexandria
One Reston Town Center 330 feet (100 m) 23 Reston
River Tower 326 feet (99 m) 27 2020 Norfolk Would stand as the second-tallest building in Norfolk.

* Table entries with dashes (—) indicate that information regarding building heights, floor counts, or dates of completion has not yet been released.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Westin Virginia Beach Town Center & Residences". Emporis. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Capital One Tower". Emporis. Retrieved 27 July 2017.
  3. ^ "James Monroe Building". Emporis. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
  4. ^ GmbH, Emporis. "600 Canal Place, Richmond | 1334703 | EMPORIS". www.emporis.com. Retrieved 10 July 2018.
  5. ^ Staff, Times. "Thirty-two-story Tysons hi-rise is one of tallest in the state". Fairfax County Times. Retrieved 2018-08-07.
  6. ^ "SunTrust Plaza". Emporis. Archived from the original on 18 May 2015. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
  7. ^ "Armada Hoffler Tower". Emporis. Retrieved 4 May 2015.
  8. ^ "Federal Reserve Bank Building". Emporis. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
  9. ^ "CEB Tower at Central Place". Emporis. Retrieved 27 July 2017.
  10. ^ "1812 North Moore Street". Emporis. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
  11. ^ "Rosslyn Twin Tower One". Emporis. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
  12. ^ "Rosslyn Twin Tower Two". Emporis. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
  13. ^ "VITA Tysons Corner". Emporis. Retrieved 14 Jan 2016.
  14. ^ "One Skyline Tower". Emporis. Retrieved 14 Jan 2016.
  15. ^ "Elan Tysons West". Emporis. Retrieved 14 Jan 2016.
  16. ^ "Central Place Residential, Arlington". Emporis. Retrieved 16 Feb 2017.
  17. ^ "Nouvelle Apartments". Emporis. Retrieved 10 May 2016.
  18. ^ "Hilton Alexandria Mark Center". Emporis. Retrieved 14 Jan 2016.
  19. ^ "George Washington Masonic National Memorial". Emporis. Retrieved 14 Jan 2016.
  20. ^ "Ascent at Spring Hill Station". Emporis. Retrieved 14 Jan 2016.
  21. ^ "Skyline Square North". Emporis. Retrieved 14 Jan 2016.
  22. ^ "Skyline Square South". Emporis. Retrieved 14 Jan 2016.
  23. ^ "Skyline Towers North". Emporis. Retrieved 14 Jan 2016.
  24. ^ "Skyline Towers South". Emporis. Retrieved 14 Jan 2016.
  25. ^ "Wachovia Tower". Emporis. Retrieved 14 Jan 2016.
  26. ^ "Tysons Tower". The Skyscraper Center. Retrieved 5 Apr 2017.
  27. ^ "Fairview Park Marriott, Falls Church". SkyscraperPage. Retrieved 5 Sep 2017.
  28. ^ "Turnberry Tower". Emporis. Retrieved 14 Jan 2016.
  29. ^ "Riverfront Plaza East Tower". Emporis. Retrieved 14 Jan 2016.
  30. ^ "Riverfront Plaza West Tower". Emporis. Retrieved 14 Jan 2016.
  31. ^ "One James River Plaza". Emporis. Retrieved 14 Jan 2016.
  32. ^ "Harbor Tower Apartments". Emporis. Retrieved 14 Jan 2016.
  33. ^ "Bank of America Center". Emporis. Retrieved 14 Jan 2016.
  34. ^ "Main Street Centre". Emporis. Retrieved 14 Jan 2016.
  35. ^ "FDP 2017-PR-010". Retrieved August 27, 2018.