List of Tallest Buildings in Phoenix

This list of tallest buildings in Phoenix ranks skyscrapers and high-rises in the U.S. city of Phoenix, Arizona, by height. The tallest building in the city is the 40-story Chase Tower with only 38 floors being occupiable, which rises 483 feet (147 m) and was completed in 1972. It is also the tallest building in the state of Arizona. The second-tallest building in the city and the state is the US Bank Center, which rises 407 feet (124 m). Of the 20 tallest buildings in Arizona, 18 are located in Phoenix.

The history of skyscrapers in Phoenix began with the completion in 1924 of the Luhrs Building, which is regarded as the first high-rise in the city; the structure rose 138 feet (42 m) and ten floors. The Westward Ho, which is considered to be the city's first skyscraper, was completed in 1927. This 16-floor, 208-foot (63 m) structure stood as the tallest in Phoenix until 1960. The city went through a building boom in the early 1960s, during which Phoenix saw the completion of three of its 25 tallest buildings, including the Phoenix Corporate Center and 4000 North Central Avenue. The city then went through another major building boom from 1980 to the early 1990s. In this time period, 13 of the city's 25 tallest buildings were constructed, including Qwest Tower, Viad Tower and Phoenix City Hall. As of June 2008, there are 68 completed high-rises in the city. However, no Phoenix buildings are among the tallest in the United States.

The most recently completed skyscraper in Phoenix is The Summit at Copper Square, which rises 250 feet (76 m) and 22 floors. As of June 2008, there are four skyscrapers under construction in the city that are expected to rise at least 250 feet (76 m), with eight approved for construction. The tallest building under construction in Phoenix is the Wachovia Tower, which is expected to rise 26 stories and 400 feet (122 m). Upon completion, it would stand as the third-tallest building in Phoenix. As of June 2008, there are 22 high-rises under construction, approved for construction, and proposed for construction in the city.


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