Plaza Büro Center
The Plaza Büro Center is a 523ft (159m) tall 47 story skyscraper
A skyscraper is a tall, continuously habitable building of many stories, often designed for office and commercial use. There is no official definition or height above which a building may be classified as a skyscraper...

 in Frankfurt
Frankfurt am Main , commonly known simply as Frankfurt, is the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany, with a 2010 population of 688,249. The urban area had an estimated population of 2,300,000 in 2010...

, Germany
Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...

. When it was built in 1976 it was the tallest building in Germany until it was passed by the Silver Tower in 1978. The building is located at the north end of Frankfurt's principal skyline, across from the Messe. It overlooks the former university area and a small park with a jet fountain. The 588-room Marriott Hotel moved in in 1989, occupying 19 floors on levels 26-44. The structure consists of 2 slabs plus a narrow wing attached to the east side.
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