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Place St Charles
Place St. Charles, located at 201 St. Charles Avenue in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana. As a 53-story, 645-foot (197 m) tower, it is the tallest building in both the city of New Orleans and the state of Louisiana, and it is taller than Louisiana’s tallest peak, Driskill Mountain.
The building is located on the site of the historic St. Charles Hotel. The first St. Charles Hotel was built in 1837 and burned down in 1851. The second St. Charles Hotel was built in 1853 and burned down in 1894. The third St. Charles Hotel was built in 1896 and demolished in 1974.
The building was the least damaged major high rise in the city during Hurricane Katrina in August 2005 and reopened by mid October 2005.