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Kline Biology Tower
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Kline Biology Tower on Science Hill.
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General information
Status Complete
Type University
Location 219 Prospect Street
New Haven, Connecticut 06511
Construction started 1962
Estimated completion 1966
Cost $12 million
Height
Roof 250 ft (76 m)
Technical details
Floor count 16
Design and construction
Architect Philip Johnson
Developer Yale University

Kline Biology Tower is a skyscraper in New Haven, Connecticut. The building is home to the Yale University Department of Biology and is currently the tallest building on the Yale campus and the fourth-tallest building in New Haven. It was the tallest building in the city from 1966 to 1969, and was designed by Philip Johnson, who also designed the nearby—and architecturally related—Kline Geology and Chemistry Laboratories.

Preceded by
Southern New England Telephone Company Administration Building
Tallest Building in New Haven
1966–1969 (76 metres (83 yd))
Succeeded by
Knights of Columbus Building
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