All rise …..

This 14 storied, 177 feet tall building which houses the Regional office of LIC of India was the tallest building in India when it as inaugurated in 1959 and was the tallest building in Chennai for a very long time period. Check more about this tall building here.

This Chennai’s first highrise property was/is in the “Must see lists” in Chennai for most travellers, tourists especially from Southern Tamilnadu.


3 comments on “All rise …..”

  1. Good picture… what the other blog also misses is that the building was thought of as a copy of the UN Building in NYC.

    And then the fire of July 11, 1975… the building was out of commission for about 3 years after that….

    Ram: 🙂


  2. Beautiful picture. I’d love to see that up close.


  3. […] honeycomb and a view of the LIC building, one of the tallest buildings in Chennai. I was lucky to spot this and even luckier for being allowed to shoot […]


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