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Atlanta Marriott Marquis

Atlanta Marriott Marquis
Hotel chain Marriott Marquis
General information
Location United States
Address 265 Peachtree Center Avenue NE
Atlanta, Georgia
Coordinates
Opening 1985
Cost US$150 million
Management Marriott International
Height 168.86 m (554.0 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 52
Design and construction
Architect John Portman and Associates
Other information
Number of rooms 1,663
Number of restaurants Sear Restaurant
Sear Bar
High Velocity
Pulse
Pool Bar
Website
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The Atlanta Marriott Marquis is a 52-story, 168.86 m (554.0 ft) skyscraper in the city. The building was designed by Atlanta architect John C. Portman, Jr. with construction completed in 1985, and because of its bulging base, it is often referred to as the "Pregnant Building".

One of the defining features of the Marriott Marquis is its large atrium. It was the largest in the world upon its completion in 1985, at 470 feet (143 m) high. The atrium spans the entire height of the building and consists of two vertical chambers divided by elevator shafts and bridges. The record was later broken by the Burj Al-Arab in Dubai.

The 42nd floor features a concierge lounge that is only open to guests staying on the 42nd through the 47th floors.

For The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2, some scenes of the Capitol were filmed here.

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  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

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References

  1. ^ Atlanta Marriott Marquis at CTBUH Skyscraper Database
  2. ^ Atlanta Marriott Marquis at Emporis
  3. ^ Atlanta Marriott Marquis at SkyscraperPage
  4. ^ Atlanta Marriott Marquis at Structurae

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