St. Petersburg

Russia

Facts

Population

5,600,000 (2024)

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
269

Tallest City in

the World

#
23

Tallest City in

Europe
#
3

Tallest City in

Russia

Buildings

RANK
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height
1 Lakhta Center
462 m / 1,516  ft
2 Leader Tower
140 m / 459  ft
3 Knyaz Aleksandr Nevskii
124 m / 407  ft
4 Peter and Paul Cathedral
122.5 m / 402  ft
5 Bogatyrskii 2
108 m / 354  ft
6 Atlantic City
105 m / 344  ft
7 Komendantskii 1
105 m / 344  ft
8 Komendantskii 2
105 m / 344  ft
9 Saint Isaac's Cathedral
101.5 m / 333  ft
10 A Poem in Three Lakes 1
100 m / 328  ft

CTBUH People & Events

2019 Tall Building Predictions for the Year to Come

22 January 2019

2018 Tall Building Predictions

17 January 2018

Videos

22 October 2009

Gazprom Tower: The Politics of High Rise

The subject of intense debate when proposed in the historic city of St. Petersburg, this headquarters for the Russian energy giant Gazprom seems to be...

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Research

26 October 2015

The Challenges of Delivering Iconic Tall Buildings Across the World: A Global Technology Transfer

Samsung and the authors’ involvement in these major tall and complex building projects have facilitated the transfer of the technologies and best practices to projects...

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Global News

26 May 2021

Helical St. Petersburg Skyscraper Design Revealed

Designs have been unveiled for a 703-meter-high megatall skyscraper in St. Petersburg, Russia. Called Lakhta Centre II, the 150-story building plans to have an occupied...

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