The South Tower

Local nameTour du Midi
LocationBrussels, Belgium

Tour du Midi or Zuidertoren, both meaning South Tower, is a 38-storey, 148 m skyscraper constructed between 1962 and 1967 in Brussels, Belgium. The tower is the tallest building in Belgium, and was the tallest in the European Economic Community when it was built until it was surpassed by Tour Montparnasse in Paris in 1972. Tour du Midi stands adjacent to the Brussels-South railway station. The building's facade was reclad in 1995-1996 with unitised glass panels using double glass solarbel silver, and it can accommodate about 2,500 office workers. It was built for the Belgian Pensions Administration, which still occupies it today.

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Address 4 Paul-Henri Spaaklaan, Sint-Gillis 1060, Belgium

Coordinates 50°50'16.789" N 4°20'13.29" E

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