São Paulo’s tallest building (172 meters) to be inaugurated in residential neighborhood Tatuapé

Twenty elevators will be installed for public access to the building, which will have mixed use, i.e., commercial rooms and residential apartments. Some local residents decry the verticalization of the neighborhood.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Almost 100 years after the city's first skyscraper was built, São Paulo will inaugurate a new giant in 2022. With its 172 meters in height, the 'Platina 220' will become the highest building in the capital, surpassing the Mirante do Vale, 2m shorter.

For the first time the tallest building in São Paulo is not located downtown, but in Tatuapé, in the city's East Zone. Its inauguration points to a vertical trend in the traditional São Paulo district, which for years has been exchanging its houses and villas landscape for tall . . .

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