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Posted by KHAWAJA UMER FAROOQ on March 25 2013, 12:17pm

Categories: #Habib Bank Plaza, #Habib Group, #Mumbai, #List of tallest buildings in the world, #Pakistan, #Karachi, #MCB Tower, #Sindh

English: The Habib Bank Plaza, located in Kara...
English: The Habib Bank Plaza, located in Karachi, Pakistan. Photographed in 2006. Category:Images of Pakistani office buildings (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Habib Bank Plaza, located in KarachiSindhPakistan, is the head office of Habib Bank. It was Pakistan's tallest building upon completion in 1963. It remained the tallest building for four decades until the 116m tall[2] MCB Tower was completed in 2005. However, even after the MCB Tower, the Habib Bank Plaza is the fourth tallest building in Karachi today and the ninth tallest in Pakistan.

History

Pakistan's tallest building from 1963 until 2005. After 2005, MCB Landmark plaza became the tallest building of Pakistan with 29 floors[2] and a helipad on top. Habib bank plaza has 22 floors.

Trivia

  • Architect: Leo A Daly
  • Construction Companies: Haydari Construction Company Limited, Haydari Boring and Piling Company Limited and Abbas Builders Limited (all part of The Habib Group)
  • Head office of Habib Bank.
  • It was Pakistan's tallest building from 1963 until 2005.
  • The bank remained the tallest building for 42 years until MCB Tower was completed in 2005.[3]
  • Tallest Building in South Asia for 7 Years, from 1963 to 1970.[3] When the 156m tall MVRDC were completed in Mumbai.
  • Habib Bank Plaza is the second highest building in Karachi today.



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