At the tippy-top of the Prudential Tower
Photo: Jonathan Wiggs / Globe Staff; Caption: Jennifer Nelson, Boston.com Correspondent
At 759 feet tall and 52 floors, the Prudential Tower was the tallest skyscraper in the city when completed in 1964. Though that distinction now belongs to the 790-foot John Hancock Tower, both the views and the wind are dramatic from the top of the Pru.
Above, a view from a private roof deck at the top of the Prudential, several floors higher than the public is allowed.