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The HUB Tower is a high-rise office building located in downtown Des Moines, Iowa, United States. The building rises 25 floors and 325 feet (99 m) in height.[1] It is tied with the EMC Insurance Building for the title of the 6th-tallest building in the city.[1] Designed by Herbert Lewis Kruse Blunck Architecture in the Postmodern style, the building was completed in 1986. The building consists of an 18-story office tower that sits on a seven-story base, which houses a retail mall. The façade is composed of glass, metal and brick.[1] The crown features a gabled front hipped roof tower.[2]

HUB Tower
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General information
StatusComplete
TypeOffice
Location699 Walnut Street, Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Coordinates41°35′9.2″N 93°37′27.7″W / 41.585889°N 93.624361°W / 41.585889; -93.624361Coordinates: 41°35′9.2″N 93°37′27.7″W / 41.585889°N 93.624361°W / 41.585889; -93.624361
Completed1986
Height
Roof325 ft (99 m)
Technical details
Floor count25
Design and construction
ArchitectHerbert Lewis Kruse Blunck Architecture
References
[1][2]

The building was damaged on March 29, 2014 when the nearby Younkers Building burned down while in the midst of renovation. The building subsequently underwent repairs and a new building is currently being built on the former site of the Younkers Building.

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  1. ^ a b c d "HUB Tower". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2012-01-10.
  2. ^ a b "HUB Tower". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2012-01-10.