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Shinjuku Mitsui Building
Shinjuku Mitsui Building 2009 02.jpg
Shinjuku Mitsui Building at sunset
General information
Location Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
Coordinates 35°41′31″N 139°41′38″E / 35.691898°N 139.693903°E / 35.691898; 139.693903
Status Complete
Constructed 1972 - 1974
Opening September 1974
Use Office
Roof 224.9 meters
Top floor 212.1 meters
Technical details
Floor count 55
Floor area 176,671m²
Companies involved
Architect(s) Nihon Sekkei
Developer Mitsui Fudosan

The Shinjuku Mitsui Building (新宿三井ビル Shinjuku Mitsui Biru ?) is a 224 meter (737ft) skyscraper in Shinjuku, Tokyo. It is the eighth tallest building in Tokyo, and was the tallest building in Tokyo and Japan, from September 1974 until March 1978, when Sunshine 60 was completed.

It was built in the style of American buildings that were being built at around that time. The thing that made it stand out was the black channels running down its east and west sides. At the base of the skyscraper, there is a sunken garden and a surprisingly large plaza. In addition to the sunken garden, there is also a roof-top garden.

See also

Preceded by
Shinjuku Sumitomo Building
Tallest building in Japan
225 m (738 ft)
Succeeded by
Sunshine 60
Tallest building in Tokyo
225 m (738 ft)


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