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Metropolis (Auckland building)

Metropolis Residences
The building seen from Bowen Avenue.
General information
Location Auckland, New Zealand
Coordinates
Opening 1999
Cost NZD $ 180 million
Height 155 m (509 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 39
Design and construction
Architect Peddle Thorp Montgomery
Developer Krukziener Properties
Other information
Number of restaurants Wagamama
Website
Metropolis Residences
[1][2]

Metropolis is a 40-storey residential / hotel skyscraper in the Auckland CBD of Auckland, New Zealand, developed in 1999 by Krukziener Properties. Commended for its style and quality, the NZ$180 million cost of its construction also led to major financial fallout.[3] Metropolis is considered one of Auckland's most exclusive apartment buildings,[4] and as of 2013 it is the tallest residential building in New Zealand.

On 11 December, 2013, Alain Robert climbed the building as part of a promotion for the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch.[5]

See also

References

  1. ^ Metropolis (Auckland building) at Emporis
  2. ^ Metropolis (Auckland building) at SkyscraperPage
  3. ^ Fisher, David (8 October 2006). "Developer faces business probe".  
  4. ^ "Police bust P lab, seize gun in luxury high-rise".  
  5. ^ "Watch: Spiderman tackles Auckland tower". New Zealand Herals. 2013-12-11. 

External links

  • Metropolis Residences
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