List of the famous landmarks that make up the City of London skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. City of London architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in City of London are included on this list. Information about these City of London buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in City of London and older historic landmarks.
Examples of buildings on this list: Lloyd's building, Heron Tower and many more.
This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in City of London?"This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in City of London. Famous architectural houses within the city of City of London are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
100 Bishopsgate is a development of two mixed-use buildings approved for construction on Bishopsgate in London. The site is situated in an emerging cluster of high-rise buildings on the eastern edge of the City of London financial district. Building 1 on the site is proposed to be a 40-storey tower comprising five contiguous podium floors of 44,000 sq ft each and 32 office floors of between 19,000 sq ft and 25,000 sq ft. Building 2 is proposed to be a seven-storey structure to be developed behind a retained façade on St. Helens Place, and comprising a restaurant and office floors of 8,000 sq ft each. ...more on Wikipedia
City/Town: United Kingdom
Structural Height (m): 172.0see more on 100 Bishopsgate
British Land have begun considering reconstruction of 122 Leadenhall Street with a new 225m high office building (May 2010) which will show that developers are reappearing in the City's "Square Mile" and going through with schemes designed before the 2008 "slump". "Form follows Finance" quotes the Guardian's architecture and design correspondent, Jonathan Glancey (Guardian 20 05 2010) ...more on Wikipedia
City/Town: London, England
Opened: Jan 01 1969
Structural Height (m): 54.0
Architect: Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners
Architecture Firm: Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners, GMW Architects
Created By: Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners
Style: Brutalist architecture
Building Function: Officesee more on 122 Leadenhall Street
The Heron Tower is a commercial skyscraper in London. It stands 230 metres tall including its 28 metre mast making it the tallest building in the City of London financial district and the third tallest in Greater London, after the Shard in Southwark and One Canada Square at Canary Wharf. The Heron Tower is located on Bishopsgate and is bordered by Camomile Street, Outwich Street and Houndsditch. Construction of the building started in 2007 and was completed in 2011. It is owned by Heron International and in May 2014 a 15-year naming deal renamed the building as the Salesforce Tower, after the tenant Salesforce.com, which occupies six floors and 18% of the building's total office space. City ...more on Wikipedia
Opened: Jan 01 2011
Structural Height (m): 202.0
Architecture Firm: Kohn Pedersen Fox
Created By: Kohn Pedersen Fox
Building Function: Office, Retailsee more on Heron Tower