Lodha Altamount is a luxury residential building project of the Lodha Group and is situated on Altamount Road in Mumbai, India. The development was the tallest building in Mumbai; the development is under Lodha Group’s Luxury Collection. Altamount Road is ranked as the 10th most expensive street in the world. Lodha Group acquired the area from the US consulate for Rs 375 crore, surpassing the bids made by Mahindra Lifespaces and TATA Housing; the existing Washington House, home to US Consul General, was a three-storey building, covering an area of 2,702 square meters. It is listed as Grade 3 Property. Lodha Altamount is a luxury residential tower of 40 floors on a half-acre site, it includes 8 podium levels, 2 floors for recreation and 52 residences serviced by the hospitality company St Amand. The modern architecture style of the building was conceived by German-Iranian architect Hadi Teherani, it was constructed using a steel frame with an all-glass façade. Three sides have the city of Mumbai; the Lodha Altamount neighbours Mukesh Kumarmangalam Birla's mansion.
Lodha Altamount made history in November 2015 with the sale of the most expensive apartment in the country. A 10,000-square-foot apartment was sold for over Rs 1.6 billion at Rs 160,000 per square foot — the highest price per square foot paid in India. This beat the record for the previous sale in the same building at Rs 141,543 per square foot. Official Page
The Central Ferry Piers are situated on the northeast part of Central, Hong Kong Island. The ferries depart to Outlying Islands in the New Territories, with the exception of Pier 1 serving as a government pier, ferries from Pier 7 going to Kowloon; the current piers were all built in the 1990s and early 2000s due to the Airport Core Programme, under which the Central Reclamation was built to provide land for Hong Kong station, the terminus of the new airport railway. The previous piers had to be demolished to make way for the newly reclaimed land; the first set of new piers opened on 9 May 1995. The destinations or uses of the piers are as follows: Pier 1: Government of Hong Kong Pier 2: Park Island Pier 3: Discovery Bay Pier 4: Lamma Island, with the western pier going to Sok Kwu Wan and the eastern pier to Yung Shue Wan. Pier 5: Cheung Chau Pier 6: Western pier: Peng Chau - Eastern pier: Mui Wo Pier 7: Star Ferry service to Tsim Sha Tsui Pier 8: Hong Kong Maritime Museum Pier 9: Public Pier Pier 10: Public PierStar Ferry Pier, Central is a "movable name", which now refers to the "fourth generation" Star Ferry pier, aka Pier 7 in Central.
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