101 Collins Street

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101 Collins St
101 collins street melbourne.jpg
Record height
Tallest in Melbourne from March 1991 to August 1991[I]
Preceded by Rialto Towers
Surpassed by 120 Collins Street
General information
Type Office
Location Melbourne, Australia
Completed March 1991
Antenna spire 260 m (850 ft)
Roof 195 m (640 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 57
Floor area 82,800 m2 (890,000 sq ft)
Design and construction
Architect Denton Corker Marshall

101 Collins Street is a 260-metre (853 ft) skyscraper located in Melbourne, Australia. The 57-storey building was completed in March 1991 under the design by Denton Corker Marshall. Towards the end of project, with a change of developer, the foyer space was designed by Johnson Burgee.[1]

The tower is currently the 4th tallest building in Australia when measured up to the tallest architectural point which is the 60-metre-tall spire.[2]

The tower contains 83,000 m2 of rentable space which are rented by large companies. The floor-to-ceiling height is unusually large for a skyscraper at 2.77 metres. The 30 m lifts can reach speeds of 7 m/s. There are 414 underground car park spaces, the building contains double glazed windows with surface coated tempered glass which will increase thermal efficiency. The CRA Building was demolished for the construction of this building.[3]

101 Collins Street lends it name to a Yarra Trams stop that is served by routes 11, 12, 48 and 109.[4]

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List of tallest buildings in Australia
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List of tallest buildings in Melbourne
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Coordinates: 37°48′54″S 144°58′14.8″E / 37.81500°S 144.970778°E / -37.81500; 144.970778