Shinjuku NS Building

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Shinjuku NS Building
新宿NSビル
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Shinjuku NS Building
General information
StatusComplete
Location2-4-1 Nishi-Shinjuku
Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
Coordinates 35°41′36″N139°41′35.5″E / 35.69333°N 139.693194°E / 35.69333; 139.693194
Construction started1979
Completed1982
Height
Roof134 meters (440 ft)
Technical details
Floor count30 above ground
3 below ground
Floor area166,768 m2 (1,795,100 sq ft)
Design and construction
Architect Nikken Sekkei
Developer Nippon Life Insurance Company
Sumitomo Realty & Development
Main contractor Taisei Corporation

The Shinjuku NS Building (新宿NSビル, Shinjuku Enu Esu Biru) is a skyscraper located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. The name comes from co-developers, Nihon Seimei and Sumitomo. Construction of the 134 metre, 30-story skyscraper was completed in 1982. [1] It made an appearance in the film The Return of Godzilla (1984).

Sumitomo Realty & Development is headquartered in the building. [2]

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References

  1. "Our History | Sumitomo Realty & Development Co., Ltd". www.sumitomo-rd.co.jp. Retrieved 2018-07-29.
  2. "Contact Us | Sumitomo Realty & Development Co., Ltd". www.sumitomo-rd.co.jp. Retrieved 2018-07-29.