Malecon Center

The Malecon Center is a complex of skyscrapers in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The complex is divided into four towers: Malecon 1, Malecon 2, Malecon 3 and Hilton Santo Domingo. The three Malecon towers each with a height of 122.4 m (402 ft) are the second tallest buildings in the Dominican Republic. [2] Each Malecon tower has 31 floors and the Hilton Santo Domingo has 21 floors, for a total of 114 floors in the complex. The buildings were designed by the architecture firm Rodríguez Sandoval.

Malecon Center
General information
TypeResidential, hotel, commercial
LocationSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic
Coordinates18°27′32.42″N 69°54′37.69″W / 18.4590056°N 69.9104694°W / 18.4590056; -69.9104694 (Malecon Center)Coordinates: 18°27′32.42″N 69°54′37.69″W / 18.4590056°N 69.9104694°W / 18.4590056; -69.9104694 (Malecon Center)
Completed2003 (towers)
2004 (hotel)
Height
Roof122.4 m (401.6 ft) (each tower)
96 m (315.0 ft) (hotel)
Technical details
Floor count31 (each tower)
21 (hotel)
Floor area195,000 m2 (2,098,963 sq ft)
Design and construction
ArchitectJesús Rodríguez Sandoval
DeveloperRodríguez Sandoval
Main contractorRodríguez Sandoval
References
[1]

The three Malecon towers, which were completed in 2003, are for residential use. The fourth tower in the complex, Hilton Santo Domingo,[3] is a hotel that was completed in 2004. Also included in the complex are a mall, movie theater and a casino. The complex is located near the shore and overlooks the Caribbean Sea.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Malecon Center - Emporis.com
  2. ^ "Buildings in Dominican Republic". CTBUH.org. Retrieved 25 March 2011.
  3. ^ Hilton Santo Domingo Archived 2015-06-19 at the Wayback Machine