Sompo Japan Building

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Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Head Office Building
損保ジャパン日本興亜本社ビル
Sompo Japan Head Office Building 2009 02.jpg
General information
StatusComplete
Location1-26-1 Nishi-Shinjuku
Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
Coordinates35°41′33.8″N 139°41′46″E / 35.692722°N 139.69611°E / 35.692722; 139.69611Coordinates: 35°41′33.8″N 139°41′46″E / 35.692722°N 139.69611°E / 35.692722; 139.69611
Construction started1973
Completed1976
OwnerSompo Japan
Height
Antenna spire200 meters (660 ft)
Roof193 meters (633 ft)
Technical details
Floor count43 above ground
6 below ground
Floor area166,768 m2 (1,795,100 sq ft)
Design and construction
ArchitectYoshikazu Uchida
Main contractorTaisei Corporation
Shimizu Corporation

The Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Head Office Building (損保ジャパン日本興亜本社ビル, Sonpo Japan Nipponkōa Honsha Biru) is the corporate headquarters for Sompo Japan Insurance. It is located in the district Nishi-Shinjuku in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. At 200 metres (656 ft), the building is the 28th tallest building in Tokyo and the 33rd tallest in Japan. It was designed by Yoshikazu Uchida.

On the 42nd floor is Seiji Togo Memorial Sompo Japan Museum of Art, where one of Vincent van Gogh's "Sunflowers" series of paintings is located.

The building is similar in appearance to Chase Tower. The building made an appearance in the 1984 film The Return of Godzilla.

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