Construction commenced in 1969 only two weeks after the State Government announced the signing of the contract. The site quickly became a huge hole in the ground, 300 feet square and 50 feet deep and a great attraction to passers-by. Due to inclement weather, it quickly filled with water.
Some journalists from the nearby
The Tower has been described very colourfully and identified numerous times as
The Tower's visibility in the central business district skyline has also been described positively, as marking