Detroit Facts

150m+ Buildings 8 Completed1 Under Constr.
Tallest Building Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center (221 m)
Global Ranking #103 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #21 in North America by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #17 in USA by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Penobscot Building (1928)
Average Building Age 55 years
Most Common Function Office , 78%
Most Common Material Concrete , 71%

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings.

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Building Function More Charts

Based on 9 Buildings Over 150m Height


Structural Material More Charts

Based on 7 Buildings Over 150m Height


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CTBUH Initiatives

“Sustainable Vertical Urbanism: Towards 2050” Studio Review
24 Feb 2017 – Event Report

Research Papers

ASPECT: RATIOS – Voices of Women In the Tall Building World
8 Aug 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue III