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Old August 29th, 2013, 12:56 AM   #1
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Old Skyscrapers

this thread is for posting old skyscraper of maximun year 1959
there a examples
Alas Building 132 meters 40 floors year 1957
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http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1134/...e192895ce6.jpg
Kavanagh building 120 meters 30 floors year 1936

http://images.doctissimo.fr/1/voyage...vanagh-big.jpg
Barolo Palace 100 meters 23 floors year 1923
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http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2562/3...05e56a80_b.jpg
Ministery of public works 93 meters 23 floors year 1936

http://fotos.infojardin.com/subida-i...244709774t.jpg
Safico building 90 meters 26 floors year 1934

http://www.arcondebuenosaires.com.ar...-saficorp6.jpg
comega building 85 meters 22 floors year 1933
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http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8469/8...a16ba751_b.jpg
Sofitel hotel 80 meters 21 floors year 1928

http://fotos.muchoviaje.com/images/H...ENOS_AIRES.jpg
Railway Building 80 meters 13 floors year 1910

http://1en1ba.com.ar/wp-content/uplo...y_building.jpg
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Old August 30th, 2013, 05:52 PM   #2
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Old highrise buildings in Germany to 1959

Siemensturm | 71m | 1918 | Berlin


Wilhelm-Marx-Haus | 57m | 1924 ┘ Dusseldorf


Hansahochhaus | 65m | 1925 | Cologne


Borsigturm | 65m | 1925 | Berlin


Ullsteinhaus | 76m | 1927 | Berlin


Tagblatt-Turm | 61m | 1928 | Stuttgart


Anzeiger-Hochhaus | 51m | 1928 | Hannover


Europahaus | 56m | 1928 | Leipzig


Bau 36 | 66m | 1936 | Jena


Fernmeldehochhaus | 69m | 1954 | Frankfurt


BASF Hochhaus | 102m | 1957 | Ludwigshafen (first 100m Highrise Building in Germany)
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Old August 30th, 2013, 06:12 PM   #3
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Edifício Martinelli, 106 meters, 1929, São Paulo
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Edificio Altino Arantes, 161 meters, 1947, São Paulo
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http://www.flickriver.com/photos/wallyg/7673566006/

Edício A Noite, 102 meters, 1928, Rio de Janeiro

http://glamurama.uol.com.br/edificio...ias-de-gloria/


Central do Brasil, 122 meters, 1943, Rio de Janeiro

http://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ficheir..._do_Brasil.jpg
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Old August 30th, 2013, 06:21 PM   #4
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moreira sampaio building....the tallest in são paulo before concluding martinelli....

http://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edif%C3...ampaio_Moreira
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Old August 30th, 2013, 11:21 PM   #5
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Boerentoren Antwerp, Belgium 1929-1932, 95m
It is often considered to be the first skyscraper in Europe; it also was the tallest in Europe until 1952







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Old September 1st, 2013, 01:40 AM   #6
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kiel city hall may be considered a skyscraper?

http://www.kiel-inside.de/images/ges...es_rathaus.jpg
height is 106 meters
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Old September 1st, 2013, 07:33 AM   #7
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Philadelphia: PSFS Building: America's first ever International Style skyscraper (1932)
Almost 82 years old! Very, very futuristic stuff at the time.





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Old September 1st, 2013, 08:24 AM   #8
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more examples in buenos aires
guemes gallery 80 meters 14 floors year 1915

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...Cemes_1916.JPG
otto wulf building 12 floors year 1914
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http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6114/6...19a56018_z.jpg
faculty of medicine of buenos aires

http://www.baraderohoy.com/wp-conten...bamedicina.jpg
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Old April 22nd, 2014, 10:34 AM   #9
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Custom House Tower, Boston, MA
Built in 1915, 496 feet tall


PNC Tower, Cincinnati, OH
Built in 1913, 495 feet tall


And of course, who can forget...
Philadelphia City Hall, Philadelphia, PA
Built in 1901, 548 feet tall
Once tallest building in the world, from 1901 to 1908, even though the Eiffel Tower was taller at the time.
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Old April 25th, 2014, 10:37 AM   #10
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I love these very early skyscrapers.
Please keep 'em coming!
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Old May 2nd, 2014, 09:04 AM   #11
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These are the oldest skyscraper of the world. But now, there are most tallest buildings are find in Dubai.
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Old May 4th, 2014, 12:41 PM   #12
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my city Brisbane did not have anything over 15 stories
here are a few manor apartments formally Colonial mutual life


Ascot chambers & T&G now demolished


Perry house royal Albert hotel

hotel embassy

Unknown apartment block spring hill

MacArthur chambers

original executive building

Mcwhirters
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Old July 6th, 2014, 03:48 AM   #13
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The famous Palacio Salvo ("Salvo Palace") in Montevideo, Uruguay:


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Old July 6th, 2014, 08:23 AM   #14
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Philadelphia: PSFS Building: America's first ever International Style skyscraper (1932)
Almost 82 years old! Very, very futuristic stuff at the time.





OMG, this building is 82 years old??? This looks like a modern skyscraper
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Old July 6th, 2014, 12:06 PM   #15
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OMG, this building is 82 years old??? This looks like a modern skyscraper

It has been converted into a hotel.
I stayed there two years ago, and it was great.

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Old July 6th, 2014, 12:55 PM   #16
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Habib bank Plaza, Karachi
101 m, 313 feet tall











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Torre Littoria, Turin, Italy.
Built in 1934, 20 floors, 87 meters.







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Torre Breda, Milan, Italy.
Built in 1954, 30 floors, 117 meters.



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These two golden-black beauties...

Carbide and Carbon Building in Chicago (1929 - 503ft/153m)


by WallyFlood

American Radiator Building in NYC (1924 -338ft/103m)


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