Google Earth Hacks | File Downloads | Categories | Most Popular | Newest | Top Rated | By State | By Country
Google Earth Hacks Login | Register    
Logging in will reduce the number of ads that you see    
 
(advanced search)

Subscribe in a reader Get updates by e-mail Follow GEH on Twitter Follow Mickey on Twitter

Dig Deeper


Google Earth Plug-in: John Hancock Tower

Info Map Comments (1) Related Files


The building known by Bostonians as the John Hancock Tower, or colloquially, the "New" Hancock Tower, is officially named Hancock Place. It is a 60-story, 790-foot-tall (241 meter) skyscraper designed by I.M. Pei and Henry N. Cobb of the firm of Pei, Cobb and Freed. It was completed in 1976. In 1977 the AIA presented Cobb with a National Honor Award for the John Hancock Tower.

As of 2005, it is the tallest building in New England, the 43rd tallest building in the United States, and the 112th tallest building in the world.

Its street address is 200 Clarendon Street. The company uses both "Hancock Place" and "200 Clarendon Street" as mailing addresses for offices in the building. The John Hancock companies were the main tenants of the tower, but the insurance company announced in 2004 that some offices will relocate to a new building at 601 Congress Street.

Like all large, heavily glazed buildings, the tower requires substantial air conditioning year roundŚeven with its reflective walls. Its cooling system is similar to that used in the IDS Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

More: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hancock_Place

Embed this file on your site:


 

Google Earth Hacks is not affiliated with Google in any way

"Google" and "Google Earth" are trademarks of Google Inc.

Google Earth Hacks © 2005 - 2014 MickMel, Inc - Privacy Statement

GEH in the News - GEH en Espa˝ol - GEH auf Deutsch - GEH en Franšais