Alpha Tower - Suffolk Street, Birmingham, UK

H. George Marsh of Richard Seifert & Partners
Date Built
1969 - 1973
Suffolk Street Queensway
An angular twenty-eight storey tower that was originally built for the Associated Television company.  Pevsner points out that, "The tower cranks in the middle and has Pirelli-style tapered ends."  This referred to the similar Pirelli Tower in Milan designed by the architect Gio Ponti and completed 15 years before the Alpha Tower.

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