Yomiuri Shimbun Building

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Yomiuri Shimbun Building
読売新聞ビル
Yomiuri Shimbun Tokyo Headquarters Building 2.jpg
Yomiuri Newspaper Tokyo Head Office Building
General information
StatusComplete
TypeOffices, shops
Location Ōtemachi, Japan
Coordinates 35°41′14″N139°45′51″E / 35.687222°N 139.764194°E / 35.687222; 139.764194 Coordinates: 35°41′14″N139°45′51″E / 35.687222°N 139.764194°E / 35.687222; 139.764194
Completed2013
Height
Roof200 m (660 ft)
Top floor33
Technical details
Floor count36 (33 above ground, 3 underground)
Floor area89,651 m2 (965,000 sq ft)
Lifts/elevators29

The Yomiuri Shimbun Building (読売新聞ビル) is a skyscraper located in Ōtemachi, Tokyo, Japan. [1]

The construction of the 200-meter tower was finished in 2013. The building houses the Tokyo headquarters of the Yomiuri Shimbun, a daily newspaper that is part of the Yomiuri Group, Japan's largest media conglomerate. [2] The building is also referred to as the Yomiuri Newspaper Tokyo Head Office Building (読売新聞東京本社ビル). [3]

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References

  1. Yomiuri Shimbun Facilities, Yomiuri Shimbun (in Japanese)
  2. Overview of Yomiuri Group Power Archived November 10, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  3. Yomiuri Shimbun Building, Skyscraper Center