New Orleans

United States

Facts

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
158

Tallest City in

the World

#
30

Tallest City in

North America
#
22

Tallest City in

United States

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 Hancock Whitney Center
212.5 m / 697  ft
2 Capital One Tower
197.6 m / 648  ft
3 Plaza Tower
161.9 m / 531  ft
4 Energy Centre
161.6 m / 530  ft
5 First Bank & Trust Tower
146.6 m / 481  ft
6 Sheraton New Orleans
146 m / 479  ft
7 New Orleans Marriott
137 m / 449  ft
8 Texaco Center
134.7 m / 442  ft
9 One Canal Place
134 m / 440  ft
10 1010 Common
133.5 m / 438  ft

Research

15 December 2021

Overcoming Carbon, Climate, and Societal Challenges in Cities

The tall building, the city, and by extension, urban life, are all facing unprecedented challenges, in multiple aspects—carbon, climate, and societal. The planet’s rapid urbanization...

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Global News

12 August 2020

First Body Removed From New Orleans Hotel Collapse

Crews on Saturday, 8 August, 2020 recovered the remains of Quinnyon Wimberly, one of the two workers trapped since October 2019 in the collapsed Hard...

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Global News

21 October 2019

One of Two Damaged Cranes Demolished at Collapsed New Orleans Hotel

The demolition of two construction cranes that were in danger of falling didn’t go exactly as planned on 20 October 2019, at the site of...

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