Bellevue's history of high-rise development began with the completion of the Paccar Tower in ; this structure is regarded as the city's first high-rise. Eight of the city's 24 tallest buildings were completed over the next seven years, including City Center Bellevue , which was the tallest building in the city for almost two decades. From , Bellevue entered into a second, much larger building boom that continued for the next decade. More than half of Bellevue's twenty tallest buildings were completed from then on; nine projects were completed in alone, including Bellevue Towers. With the groundbreaking of the SoMa Towers project in ,  the city entered another period of heavy building construction. This includes spires and architectural details but does not include antenna masts. The "Year" column indicates the year in which a building was completed.