Capitol Center is a skyscraper in Columbia
, South Carolina
. At 106.4 m (349 ft), it is the tallest building in South Carolina. The capital center tower has about 2,000 people inside working every week and about 400 offices. A 25 story skyscraper, it was the tallest building in South Carolina from its completion in December 1987 to the completion of the Prysmian Copper Wire Tower in Abbeville
During its construction in 1986, gubernatorial candidate Carroll Campbell successfully used the then unfinished structure, whose construction was partially financed by the State of South Carolina, as a symbol for excessive government spending.Capitol Center contains 460,292 sq ft (42,762.5 m sq) of office space, a significant amount of which is leased to the state of South Carolina and to local law firms. Attached to the tower is a 7-story parking garage containing over 1,000 spaces. The 25th floor is home to The Capital City Club.