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This lists the tallest buildings in the US State of Pennsylvania over 120 meters (400 feet), ranked by height. The tallest building in Pennsylvania is the 57-story Comcast Center located in Philadelphia, which at 975 feet (297 meters)[1] is currently the 14th-tallest building in the United States. It was topped out on June 18, 2007, to become the tallest building in Philadelphia and the state. All of the buildings over 120 meters are in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh; 27 are in Philadelphia and 15 are in Pittsburgh.

The tallest building approved for construction in Pennsylvania is the American Commerce Center, which would be the first supertall (over 1000 feet) building constructed in the state, standing at 1510 feet (460 meters). Located in Philadelphia, it would be over 500 feet taller than the Comcast Center.

Skyline of Pittsburgh viewed from Mount Washington

Tallest buildings[edit]

The US Steel Tower, the tallest building in Pittsburgh and fourth tallest building in Pennsylvania
Philadelphia City Hall stood as the tallest building in the city for 86 years

All the buildings listed here are in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh; the only other cities with a building over 100 meters are Harrisburg with the 104 meter 333 Market Street[2] and Bethlehem with the 101 meter Martin Tower.[3]

Rank Name Height
feet / m
Floors Year City Notes
1 Comcast Center 975 / 297 58 2008 Philadelphia Tallest building in Pennsylvania; 15th-tallest building in the United States, 63rd-tallest in the world; tallest building completed in Philadelphia in the 2000s[4][5][6]
2 One Liberty Place 945 / 288 61 1987 Philadelphia Second-tallest skyscraper in the city and state; 19th-tallest building in the country, 62nd-tallest in the world; tallest building completed in Philadelphia in the 1980s[7][8][9]
3 Two Liberty Place 848 / 258 58 1990 Philadelphia 35th-tallest building in the country, 121st-tallest in the world; tallest building completed in Philadelphia in the 1990s[10][11][12]
4 U.S. Steel Tower 841 / 256 64 1970 Pittsburgh 108th-tallest building in the world, 37th-tallest in the United States. Has been the tallest building in Pittsburgh since 1970, and was the tallest building in the state from 1970 until the 1987 completion of One Liberty Place in Philadelphia. Tallest building constructed in Pittsburgh in the 1970s. Formerly known as USX Tower.[13][14]
5 Mellon Bank Center 792 / 241 54 1990 Philadelphia 47th-tallest building in the country, 187th-tallest in the world; also known as Nine Penn Center[15][16][17]
6 Three Logan Square 739 / 225 55 1991 Philadelphia 89th-tallest building in the United States; formerly known as Bell Atlantic Tower and Verizon Tower[18][19][20] [21]
7 BNY Mellon Center 725 / 221 54 1983 Pittsburgh 98th-tallest building in the United States. Tallest building constructed in Pittsburgh in the 1980s. Formerly known as One Mellon Center. [22][23]
8 One PPG Place 635 / 194 40 1984 Pittsburgh [24][25]
9 G. Fred DiBona Jr. Building 625 / 191 45 1990 Philadelphia Formerly known as the Blue Cross-Blue Shield Tower and the IBX Tower[26][27][28]
10 Fifth Avenue Place 616 / 188 31 1988 Pittsburgh Also known as Highmark Place.[29][30]
11 One Oxford Centre 615 / 187 45 1983 Pitttsburgh [31][32]
12 Gulf Tower 582 / 177 44 1932 Pittsburgh Tallest building constructed in Pittsburgh in the 1930s.[33][34]
13= One Commerce Square 565 / 172 41 1992 Philadelphia [35][36]
13= Two Commerce Square 565 / 172 41 1987 Philadelphia [36][37]
15 Philadelphia City Hall 548 / 167 9 1901 Philadelphia Tallest building in the United States and the world from 1901 until the completion of the Singer Building in 1908[38][39]
16 Cathedral of Learning 535 / 163 42 1936 Pittsburgh Second-tallest educational building in the world, behind the main building of Moscow State University. Tallest building in the city located outside of Downtown.[40][41]
17 525 William Penn Place 520 / 158 41 1951 Pittsburgh Tallest building constructed in Pittsburgh in the 1950s.[42][43]
18 The Residences at The Ritz-Carlton 518 / 158 48 2009 Philadelphia [44][45][46]
19 K&L Gates Center 511 / 156 39 1968 Pittsburgh Tallest building constructed in Pittsburgh in the 1960s.[47][48]
20 1818 Market Street 500 / 152 40 1974 Philadelphia Tallest building completed in Philadelphia in the 1970s[49][50]
21 The St. James 498 / 152 45 2004 Philadelphia Tallest building located east of Broad Street[51][52]
22 Loews Philadelphia Hotel 492 / 150 36 1932 Philadelphia Known commonly as the PSFS Building.[53] Tallest hotel in the city. With its antenna included, the building reaches a total height of 750 feet (229 m), making it the 5th-tallest building in the city when measuring to pinnacle height.[54][55][56]
23 PNC Bank Building 491 / 150 40 1983 Philadelphia [57][58]
24= Centre Square II 490 / 149 40 1973 Philadelphia [59][60]
24= Five Penn Center 490 / 149 36 1970 Philadelphia [61][62]
26 Grant Building 485 / 148 40 1930 Pittsburgh [63][64]
27= Koppers Building 475 / 145 34 1929 Pittsburgh Tallest building constructed in Pittsburgh in the 1920s.[65][66]
27= Murano 475 / 145 43 2008 Philadelphia [67][68][69]
29 One South Broad 472 / 144 28 1932 Philadelphia Formerly known as the PNB Building[70][71]
30 Two PNC Plaza 445 / 136 34 1975 Pittsburgh [72][73]
31= 2000 Market Street 435 / 133 29 1973 Philadelphia [74][75]
31= Two Logan Square 435 / 133 35 1987 Philadelphia [76][77]
33 Cira Centre 434 / 133 28 2005 Philadelphia Tallest building in Philadelphia located outside of Center City[78][79]
34= 1700 Market 430 / 131 32 1968 Philadelphia Tallest building completed in the 1960s[80][81]
34= EQT Plaza 430 / 131 32 1987 Pittsburgh [82][83]
36 1835 Market Street 425 / 130 29 1986 Philadelphia Name was changed from Eleven Penn Center in 2003[84][85]
37 One PNC Plaza 424 / 129 30 1972 Pittsburgh [86][87]
38 Centre Square I 417 / 127 32 1973 Philadelphia [88][89]
39 Aramark Tower 412 / 126 32 1984 Philadelphia Formerly known as One Reading Center[90][91]
40 Regional Enterprise Tower 410 / 125 30 1953 Pittsburgh [92][93]
41 Wachovia Building 405 / 123 29 1927 Philadelphia [94][95]
42 One Logan Square 400 / 122 31 1983 Philadelphia [96][97]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  3. ^ http://www.emporis.com/application/?nav=building&lng=3&id=martintower-bethlehem-pa-usa
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  59. ^ "Centre Square II". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2007-08-22. 
  60. ^ "Centre Square II". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2007-08-22. 
  61. ^ "Five Penn Center". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2007-08-22. 
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  65. ^ "Koppers Building". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2007-12-25. 
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  76. ^ "Two Logan Square". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2007-08-22. 
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  78. ^ "Cira Center". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2007-08-22. 
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  82. ^ "Dominion Tower". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2007-12-25. 
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  89. ^ "Centre Square I". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2007-08-22. 
  90. ^ "Aramark Tower". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2007-08-22. 
  91. ^ "Aramark Tower". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2007-08-22. 
  92. ^ "Regional Enterprise Tower". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2007-12-25. 
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