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List: Top Ten Tallest Buildings in Europe

Date: as at end 2005

Source: Wikiepedia

Base: All buildings in Europe

Notes: Europe's tallest skyscraper is Moscow's 264m 'Triumph Palace', which was topped out in 2003. It is a residential building (mainly luxury flats) consisting of 9 wings, each with its own entrance, and all connected internally by common public areas on the first 5 floors. In 2007 Moscow should see a finished 274m, 73 story 'Capital City' skyscraper and the year after that a 448 meter, 88 story building called the 'Federation Tower' - giving it 4 places in the top ten.

Rank

Name

City

Year

Height

Floors

1.

Triumph-Palace

Moscow

2005

264 m

57

2.

Commerzbank Tower

Frankfurt

1997

259 m

56

3.

Messeturm

Frankfurt

1990

257 m

55

4.

Moscow State University

Moscow

1953

240 m

38

5.

One Canada Square

London

1990

235 m

50

6.

Palace of Culture and Science

Warsaw

1955

231 m

43

7.

Tour Montparnasse

Paris

1972

210 m

59

8.

Warsaw Trade Tower

Warsaw

1999

208 m

43

9.

Westendstraße 1

Frankfurt

1993

208 m

53

10.

Millennium Tower

Vienna

1999

202 m

51


   
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