Kronsprinsen, Malmo, Sweden

Thorsten Roos and Kurt Hultin
Date Built
This residential tower in Malmo is one element of a community known as Kronsprinsen, or Crown Prince, in the Västra Innerstaden or Western Inner-City district.  The complex includes several large apartment blocks, a clinic, a tennis hall, a large parking garage, the tower and its shopping center with about 40 shops and service providers.  This tower stands 27 storey high with the Ă–versten restaurant on the 26th floor.  The building was the first high-rise residential building in Sweden when it was built in 1964 and it was Malmo's tallest building until the Turning Torso was added in 2005.