Rosslyn Twin Towers

Coordinates: 38°53′39.54″N 77°4′10.74″W / 38.8943167°N 77.0696500°W / 38.8943167; -77.0696500
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Rosslyn Twin Towers
Rosslyn Twin Towers (left), final construction of 1812 N Moore (right), with the treeline of Theodore Roosevelt Island in the foreground.
General information
TypeOffice, ground floor retail, observation deck
Address1000 and 1100 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, Virginia
Coordinates38°53′39.54″N 77°4′10.74″W / 38.8943167°N 77.0696500°W / 38.8943167; -77.0696500
Elevation~50 ft (15 m)
Antenna spire381 ft (116 m)[1]
Technical details
Floor count26-27[1]
Floor area1.2 million square feet (110,000 m2)[2]
Design and construction
Architect(s)Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum, KCF-SHG Inc.[1]
Main contractorMonday Properties

The Rosslyn Twin Towers are twin office buildings located at 1000 and 1100 Wilson Boulevard in the Rosslyn neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia. They were the tallest buildings in the Washington metropolitan area for three decades until the completion of 1812 N Moore, a block away, in 2013. They remain the tallest twin towers in the region and the commonwealth of Virginia.

The buildings are home to the headquarters of Politico and WJLA-TV, and were formerly home to the headquarters of Gannett Company/USA Today.[3]

The towers are part of a complex that features retail, and televisions and news tickers visible from the nearby intersection. Arlington County approved construction of rooftop decks for each tower in 2015.[2] The project was completed in 2018.

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  1. ^ a b c "Rosslyn Twin Towers". Emporis. Archived from the original on February 4, 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Rosslyn's twin towers to enjoy twin roof decks as 1100 Wilson joins the party". Washington Business Journal.
  3. ^ "Courted by D.C., Sinclair to keep regional broadcast hub in Rosslyn for now". Washington Business Journal.