List of tallest buildings in Cairns

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This is a list of the tallest buildings in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. This ranking system, created by the US-based Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat includes the height to a spire but not to an antenna.[1]

Tallest Buildings[edit]

These are the high rises of Cairns, the tallest structure is the Cairns Corporate tower at 56 m (184 ft).

Cairns tallest building the 56m Cairns Corporate tower
Cairns 2nd tallest the 55m Pullman International Hotel
Cairns tallest apartment tower the 16 level Aquarius.
Cairns second tallest apartment tower the 17 level Piermonde.
The Pacific International Hotel in Cairns
Name Height[2] Floors[2] Built[2] Purpose
1 Cairns Corporate Tower 56 m (184 ft) 16 1990 Office
2 Pullman Cairns International Hotel 55 m (180 ft) 18 1988 Hotel
3 Cairns Aquarius 53.4 m (175 ft) 16 1983 Residential
4 Piermonde 50 m (164 ft) 17 2005 Residential
5 Centrepoint, 123 Lake st 50 m (164 ft) 16 2008 Residential
6 Jack and Newell 47 m (154 ft) 14 2004 Residential
7 Rydges Esplanade North Tower 47 m (154 ft) 15 1991 Hotel
8 CITI Central, Cnr Spence and Sheridan sts 45 m (148 ft) 12 2006 Office
9 Bailey - Tower 1 45 m (148 ft) 12 2019 Residential/Hotel
10 Bailey - Tower 2 45 m (148 ft) 12 2019 Residential/Hotel
11 Rydges Esplanade South Tower 42 m (138 ft) 13 1988 Hotel
12 Marquis on Grafton 42 m (138 ft) 14 2007 Residential
13 Cairns Central Plaza Apartments 42 m (138 ft) 14 2007 Residential
14 Trilogy on the Esplanade stage 1 42 m (138 ft) 14 2004 Residential
15 Harbour Lights 40 m (131 ft) 13 2009 Residential
16 Trilogy on the Esplanade stage 2 40 m (131 ft) 12 2006 Residential
17 Pacific International Hotel 40 m (131 ft) 12 1983 Hotel
18 Trilogy on the Esplanade stage 3 38 m (125 ft) 10 2009 Residential
19 Madison on Abbott 35 m (115 ft) 11 2003 Residential
20 Hilton Hotel 35 m (115 ft) 10 1989 Hotel
21 Rydges Hotel, Cnr Grafton and Spence sts 35 m (115 ft) 10 1985 Hotel
22 Axis on Mcleod 35 m (115 ft) 10 2006 Residential
23 Panama on Spence 35 m (115 ft) 10 2002 Residential
24 181 Esplanade Apartments 35 m (115 ft) 10 2000 Residential
25 Mecure Harbourside 35 m (115 ft) 10 1987 Hotel
26 Breakfree Royal Harbour resort 35 m (115 ft) 10 1986 Hotel

Proposed, approved and under construction buildings[edit]

Name Height (m) Floors Completion Use Status
Nova City - Tower 1 63 (206.6ft) 20 Residential Under Construction[3]
Nova City - Tower 2 63 (206.6ft) 17 Office Site Preparation
Nova City - Tower 3 60 (196.8ft) 19 Residential Site Preparation
C3 Cairns - Tower 1 60 (196.8ft) 20 Residential Design Stage[4]
Nova City - Tower 4 57 (187.0ft) 18 Residential Site Preparation
Nova City - Tower 5 57 (187.0ft) 18 Residential Site Preparation
C3 Cairns - Tower 2 57 (187.0ft) 19 Residential Design Stage
Nova City - Tower 6 54 (177.1ft) 17 Residential Site Preparation
Nova City - Tower 7 54 (177.1ft) 17 Residential Site Preparation
C3 Cairns - Tower 3 54 (177.1ft) 18 Residential Design Stage
Apogee Apartments 40 (131.2ft) 13 Residential Design stage[5]
191-193 The Esplanade 41 (134.514ft) 12 High end apartment complex Design Stage[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ CTBUH Height Criteria. CTBUH. Retrieved on 3 April 2013.
  2. ^ a b c "Buildings of Cairns". Retrieved 3 April 2013.
  3. ^ "Game on for Nova City as construction finally ramps up". Tropic Now. Retrieved 6 March 2018.
  4. ^ http://www.c3cairns.com.au/index.php
  5. ^ http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0009/105858/Clause-No.-1-Planning-and-Econmic-Committee-10-September-2014.pdf
  6. ^ https://myaccount.news.com.au/sites/cairnspost/subscribe.html?sourceCode=CPWEB_WRE170_a&mode=premium&dest=https://www.cairnspost.com.au/news/cairns/cairns-esplanade-apartment-tower-plans-add-to-citys-vertical-climb/news-story/5b15805602bd949aa291941f5fa51669&memtype=anonymous

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