Swiss Re Tower

/ (riː) /

noun

a bluish cigar-shaped office block, London's first environmental skyscraper, located at 30 St Mary Axe, in the City of London: headquarters of the financial services group Swiss Re. Standing 180 m (585 ft) high and having 40 storeys, the building was completed in 2004

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