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List of tallest buildings in Rochester, Minnesota

Downtown Rochester in 2010

Rochester has some of the tallest buildings for a city of its size, including the Broadway Plaza, which upon completion was the tallest residential building in a city with a metro area of less than 200,000. [1]

Tallest buildings

Rank Name Image Height
ft / (m)
Floors (Stories) Year Completed
1 Broadway Plaza 342 / 104 29 2004
2 Gonda Building 305 / 93 21 2001
3 Plummer Building 298 / 91 19 1928
4 Mayo Building 295 / 90 20 1955, expanded 1970
5 Hilton Downtown Rochester 265 / 81 20 2019
6 Guggenheim Building 258 / 78 21 1974
7 Siebens Building 220 / 67 14 1989
8 Stabile Building 211 / 64 13 2006
9 Center Plaza (Hotel Indigo) 190 / 58 16 1969, renovated 2019
10 Eisenberg Building 169 / 52 12 1966
11 Charlton Building 163 / 50 10
12 The Kahler Grand Hotel 154 / 47 12 1921
13 Minnesota Bio Business Center 130 / 40 8 2009

Buildings with Unknown Heights

Rank Name Image Floors (Stories) Year Completed
1 Charter House 22 1984
2 Fontaine Towers 17 1984
3 Park Towers 16 1973
4 Central Towers 14 1987
5 Rochester Towers 13 1966
6 Madonna Towers 12 1967
7 DoubleTree Hotel 11 1989
8 St. Mary's Hospital 11 1889-2019 (near continuous construction, future additions planned)
9 Rochester Marriott Mayo Clinic 9 1989
10 US Bank Building 9 1989
11 Kahler Inn & Suites 9 1979
12 Condominiums of Buena Vista 9
13 Best Western Soldiers Tower 8 1988
14 Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center 7 2014

Tallest under construction, approved, and proposed

Name Floors Year Notes
Berkman[2] (Alatus Project) 13 2019 Under Construction. 168 feet tall.
Bloom International Project Tower 1 20 2020 on hiatus,[3] 255 feet
Bloom International Project Tower 2 28 2021 on hiatus,[4] 370 feet
Jacobson Building Phase II 19 TBA planned
Gonda Building Phase III 32 2022 planned, 490 feet
Hammes Hotel and Apartment Tower 17 TBA planned
Michael's Site Residential Tower 30 TBA planned[5]
Michael's Site Hotel Tower 16 TBA planned[6]
Civic on First Hyatt 9 TBA Under Construction
The 324 Apartments 6 TBA planned
CommonBond tower 14 2023 Planned. 8 story tower on top of 6 level parking ramp. [7]
Minnesota BioBusiness Center Phase II 14 TBA planned

Tallest cancelled

Name Height
ft / m
Floors Year Notes
Rochester Time Square 425 / 130 35 1998 Originally approved in 2000, but the Broadway Plaza was later preferred by the city council.[8]

Sources

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  2. ^ [theberkman.com]
  3. ^ [www.rochestermn.gov]
  4. ^ [www.rochestermn.gov]
  5. ^ [1] Reshaping Rochester's skyline: 30-story tower proposed for Michael's site
  6. ^ [2] Reshaping Rochester's skyline: 30-story tower proposed for Michael's site
  7. ^ [medcitybeat.com/news-blog/2019/city-selects-developer-ramp-6-affordable-housing] Nonprofit plans to build eight stories of affordable housing above downtown Rochester ramp
  8. ^ "Time Square | Buildings". Rochester /: Emporis. Retrieved June 3, 2013.