Acty Shiodome

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Acty Shiodome
アクティ汐留
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General information
TypeReinforced Concrete
Location1-1 Kaigan, Minato
Tokyo, Japan
Coordinates 35°39′31″N139°45′31″E / 35.658578°N 139.758720°E / 35.658578; 139.758720 Coordinates: 35°39′31″N139°45′31″E / 35.658578°N 139.758720°E / 35.658578; 139.758720
Construction started2000
Completed28 February 2004
Height
Roof190.3 meters (624 ft)
Top floor183.6 meters (602 ft)
Technical details
Floor count56 above ground
2 below ground
Floor area69,560.56 m2 (748,743.6 sq ft)
Design and construction
Developer Urban Renaissance Agency
Main contractorJoint venture of Takenaka Corporation, Sumitomo Mutsui Construction Co. Ltd., and Ando Corporation

The Acty Shiodome is a 190-metre, 56-storey residential skyscraper in the Shiodome area of Minato-Ku, Tokyo, Japan. It was constructed between April 2000 and February 2004, and is currently the second tallest residential building in Japan. [1] The building has a nickname of "La Tour Shiodome", which is actually the name of the private luxury units on the top floors. The building has a total of 768 units, with 683 rental units between the 3rd and 44th floors, and 85 private luxury units on floors 45 to 56. The building is owned by the Urban Development Corporation, part of the Urban Renaissance Agency. Floors 45 to 56 are offered for rent through Urban Development Corporation's "Private Enterprise Rental Housing System". [2] The first two floors contain shops, a day care centre, and medical clinics. The JR Yokosuka Line passes directly under the building, which is flanked by the Yurikamome New Transit line on the west and south sides, and the Shuto Expressway on the east.

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Shiodome

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References

  1. Emporis Building Database. "Emporis Building Database".
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 "La Tour Shiodome". Brochure. Sumitomo Realty and Development Co., LTD. D(2)0409-3000.
  3. "Shiodome Center (English)". Archived from the original on 12 March 2016. Retrieved 28 November 2011.