|City Place I|
City Place (right) viewed from Bushnell Park
|Location||185 Asylum Street|
CITY PLACE I Latitude and Longitude:
|Roof||163.7 m (537 ft)|
|Floor area||76,180 m2 (820,000 sq ft)|
|Design and construction|
|Architecture firm||Skidmore, Owings and Merrill|
|Structural engineer||Skidmore, Owings and Merrill|
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City Place I is a 38-story, 163.7 m (537 ft) skyscraper at 185 Asylum Street in Hartford, Connecticut. It is the tallest building in the state, and two meters taller than Travelers Tower, built in 1919. City Place I was designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, and completed in 1980. The majority of the building is office space, though there are various restaurant and retail establishments found on the lower floors.
The building was sold on April 2, 2012 to CommonWealth REIT, a real estate investment trust based in Newton, Massachusetts, for $99 million, by the original owner, CityPlace LLC. This price is approx. $112 per square foot.