Key Tower is a skyscraper on Public Square in Cleveland, Ohio. It was designed by architect César Pelli. It is the tallest building in the state of Ohio, the 26th-tallest in the United States, and the 165th-tallest in the world.
Key Tower's south side faces Public Square
|Tallest in Ohio since 1991[I]|
|Preceded by||Terminal Tower|
|Location||127 Public Square|
|Construction started||October 17, 1988|
|Owner||The Millennia Companies|
|Architectural||947 feet (289 m)|
|Roof||888 feet (271 m)|
|Floor area||1,249,981 square feet (116,127.0 m2)|
|Design and construction|
|Developer||Richard E. Jacobs Group|
|Structural engineer||Skilling Ward Magnusson Barkshire|
The building reaches 57 stories or 947 feet (289 m) to the top of its spire, and it is visible from up to 20 miles (32 km) away. The tower has about 1.5 million square feet (139,355 m²) of office space.
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