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Paris skyscrapers

The Paris region currently contains the most skyscrapers of any metropolitan area, along with Greater London in the European Union. As of 2014, there are 18 skyscrapers that reach a roof height of at least 150 metres (492 feet), compared to 12 such skyscrapers inFrankfurt am Main, and 5 in Madrid and Warsaw.
Most of the Paris region's high-rise buildings are located in three distinct areas:- La Défense, located in the western inner suburbs in the département of the Hauts-de-Seine: La Défense is the largest purpose-builtbusiness district in Europe. Unlike the other high-rise areas, La Défense is dominated mostly by office buildings. 16 of the skyscrapers in the Paris region are located in La Défense.- Italie 13, located in the southern half of the 13th arrondissement: The 13th arrondissement towers are mostly residential, located in the south of the arrondissement, in what is today le Quartier chinois (Chinatown);- Front de Seine, located in the 15th arrondissement: Most of the buildings of the Front de Seine, which is in close proximity to theEiffel Tower, were built in the 1970s and 1980s and are of mixed commercial and residential use. The tallest building is the Tour Montparnasse, the only skyscraper within the city limits of Paris.







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