Sompo Japan Building

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Sompo Japan Head Office Building
損保ジャパン本社ビル
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Sompo Japan Building
General information
StatusComplete
Location1-26-1 Nishi-Shinjuku
Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
Coordinates 35°41′33.8″N139°41′46″E / 35.692722°N 139.69611°E / 35.692722; 139.69611 Coordinates: 35°41′33.8″N139°41′46″E / 35.692722°N 139.69611°E / 35.692722; 139.69611
Construction started1973
Completed1976
Owner Sompo Japan
Height
Antenna spire200 meters (660 ft)
Roof193 meters (633 ft)
Technical details
Floor count43 above ground
6 below ground
Floor area166,768 m2 (1,795,100 sq ft)
Design and construction
Architect Yoshikazu Uchida
Main contractor Taisei Corporation
Shimizu Corporation

The Sompo Japan Head Office Building (損保ジャパン本社ビル, Sonpo Japan Honsha Biru) is the corporate headquarters for Sompo Japan Insurance. It is located in the district Nishi-Shinjuku in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. At 200 metres (656 ft), the building is the 28th tallest building in Tokyo and the 33rd tallest in Japan. It was designed by Yoshikazu Uchida.

On the 42nd floor is Seiji Togo Memorial Sompo Japan Museum of Art, where one of Vincent van Gogh's "Sunflowers" series of paintings is located.

The building is similar in appearance to Chase Tower. The building made an appearance in the 1984 film The Return of Godzilla.

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