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=== Plaza ===
 
=== Plaza ===
 
The signature plaza in front of the building contains steps encircling the denivelated plateau with the prominent transparent sculpture of a star (actually two blended triangular prisms), probably the "Morning Star", a logo of Morning Star Industries.
 
The signature plaza in front of the building contains steps encircling the denivelated plateau with the prominent transparent sculpture of a star (actually two blended triangular prisms), probably the "Morning Star", a logo of Morning Star Industries.
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=== Trivia ===
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In Saints Row The Third, a GTA clone released 10 years after GTA III, there is an enemy gang called the Morningstar that also occupy a skyscraper.
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==

Latest revision as of 04:09, 15 September 2013

STRUCTURES
Morningstar Building
Morningstarbuilding-GTAIII.jpg
Morningstar Industries building
Appearance(s):
Location: Torrington, Staunton Island
Use: Offices
Height: 191.5 m (628.2 ft)

{{Infobox Structures| |caption= Morningstar Industries building |image= [[File:Morningstarbuilding-GTAIII.jpg|100px]] |games = [[Grand Theft Auto III]]
[[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]]
[[Grand Theft Auto Advance]] |location = [[Torrington]], [[Staunton Island]] |height |use = Offices |height = 191.5 m (628.2 ft) }} The '''Morninstar building''' is a skyscraper in [[Grand Theft Auto III]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]], located in [[Torrington]] on [[Staunton Island]], [[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]], just beside in the same block as the [[Jefferson St. Credit Union building]], where they share the same plaza. As implied, the building is owned by the [[Morningstar Industries]]. The skyscraper's name is not official, but taken from its model file '''mrngstarbuild'''. == Description == === Skyscraper === [[File:Morningstarbuilding-GTAIII-plaza.jpg|thumb|left|300px|The plaza on the east side of the Morningstar building in GTA III, prominently featuring a transparent star-shaped sculpture. Note also the Morningstar logo over an entrance into the Morningstar building.]] Standing 191.5 m (628.2 ft) high and based on the [[wp:Trump Tower (New York City)|Trump Tower]] in New York City, the building's floor plan is a truncated rectangle where one of the corners form a stepped garden. It has glass panel façade which gives it overall blue colour. When seen from far away, it practically seems invisible as it visually blends, with it's similar façade and small height, with the much larger [[Jefferson St. Credit Union building]]. Above the entrance, there is a white star logo, similar to the sculpture on the plaza in front. The building is directly across the street from [[Staunton South LCS|a local subway station]] on the western side. === Plaza === The signature plaza in front of the building contains steps encircling the denivelated plateau with the prominent transparent sculpture of a star (actually two blended triangular prisms), probably the "Morning Star", a logo of Morning Star Industries. == See also == *[[Tallest Buildings in GTA III Era]] *[[Cleethorpes Tower]] in [[Grand Theft Auto IV]], a building similarly based on Trump Tower. {{Liberty City buildings}} [[Category:Places in Staunton Island]] [[Category:Structures]]

The Morninstar building is a skyscraper in Grand Theft Auto III and Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories, located in Torrington on Staunton Island, Liberty City, just beside in the same block as the Jefferson St. Credit Union building, where they share the same plaza. As implied, the building is owned by the Morningstar Industries.

The skyscraper's name is not official, but taken from its model file mrngstarbuild.

Description

Skyscraper

The plaza on the east side of the Morningstar building in GTA III, prominently featuring a transparent star-shaped sculpture. Note also the Morningstar logo over an entrance into the Morningstar building.

Standing 191.5 m (628.2 ft) high and based on the Trump Tower in New York City, the building's floor plan is a truncated rectangle where one of the corners form a stepped garden. It has glass panel façade which gives it overall blue colour. When seen from far away, it practically seems invisible as it visually blends, with it's similar façade and small height, with the much larger Jefferson St. Credit Union building. Above the entrance, there is a white star logo, similar to the sculpture on the plaza in front.

The building is directly across the street from a local subway station on the western side.

Plaza

The signature plaza in front of the building contains steps encircling the denivelated plateau with the prominent transparent sculpture of a star (actually two blended triangular prisms), probably the "Morning Star", a logo of Morning Star Industries.

Trivia

In Saints Row The Third, a GTA clone released 10 years after GTA III, there is an enemy gang called the Morningstar that also occupy a skyscraper.

See also