World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

List of tallest buildings in North Carolina

Article Id: WHEBN0046423820
Reproduction Date:

Title: List of tallest buildings in North Carolina  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Avenue (Charlotte), Charlotte Plaza, Three Wells Fargo Center, 525 North Tryon, 400 South Tryon
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

List of tallest buildings in North Carolina

The uptown skyline of Charlotte.

This list of tallest buildings in North Carolina ranks skyscrapers in the U.S. state of North Carolina by height. The tallest building in North Carolina is the Bank of America Corporate Center in Charlotte, which contains 60 floors and is 871 ft (265 m) tall. The second-tallest building in the state is the Duke Energy Center also in Charlotte, North Carolina, which rises 786 feet (240 m) above the ground.

Contents

  • Tallest Buildings 1
  • Tallest under construction 2
  • Proposed and announced buildings 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5

Tallest Buildings

This list ranks North Carolina skyscrapers that stand at least 328 feet (100 m) tall, based on standard height measurement. This includes spires and architectural details but does not include antenna masts or other objects not part of the original plans. Existing structures are included for ranking purposes based on present height.

Rank Name Picture Height
ft / m
Floors Year City Notes
1 Bank of America Corporate Center 871 / 265 60 1992 Charlotte 161st-tallest building in the world; 28th-tallest in the United States and the tallest between Philadelphia and Atlanta, GA; tallest building in Charlotte and North Carolina since 1992[1]
2 Duke Energy Center 786 / 240 54 2010 Charlotte Tallest building constructed in Charlotte in the 2010s [2][3] [4]
3 Hearst Tower 659 / 201 47 2002 Charlotte Tallest building constructed in Charlotte in the 2000s[5]
4 One Wells Fargo Center 588 / 179 42 1988 Charlotte Tallest building constructed in Charlotte in the 1980s; originally known as One First Union Center[6][7]
5 The Vue 560 / 170 51 2010 Charlotte [8]
6 PNC Plaza 538 / 164 32 2008 Raleigh Previously known as RBC Plaza; was the U.S. headquarters of RBC Bank
7 Bank of America Plaza 503 / 153 40 1974 Charlotte Tallest building constructed in Charlotte in the 1970s[9][10]
8 1 Bank of America Center 484 / 148 32 2010 Charlotte Also known as 150 North College[11][12] or 1 BAC
9 121 West Trade 462 / 141 32 1990 Charlotte Also known as the Interstate Tower.[13][14]
10 100 North Main Street 460 / 140 34 1995 Winston-Salem Tallest building in Winston-Salem since constructed in 1995, as well as the tallest in the Carolinas outside of Charlotte and Raleigh.
11 Three Wells Fargo Center 450 / 137 32 2000 Charlotte Originally known as Three First Union Center[15][16]
12 Fifth Third Center 447 / 136 30 1997 Charlotte Also known as the IJL Financial Center and 201 North Tryon[17][18]
13 Two Wells Fargo Center 433 / 132 32 1971 Charlotte Originally known as Two First Union Center[19][20]
14 Two Hannover Square 431 / 131 29 1991 Raleigh Commonly referred to as the "BB&T Building"[21]
15 Avenue 425 / 130 36 2007 Charlotte [22][23]
16 400 South Tryon 420 / 128 32 1974 Charlotte Also known as Duke Energy Plaza. Originally known as Wachovia Corporate Center and First Union Corporate Center[24][25][26]
17 Winston Tower 410 / 125 29 1966 Winston-Salem Tallest building in Winston-Salem from 1966 to 1995.
18 Wells Fargo Capitol Center 400 / 122 30 1990 Raleigh
19 Carillon Tower 394 / 120 24 1991 Charlotte Tied with GMAC Tower in Winston-Salem
19 GMAC Tower 394 / 120 31 1980 Winston-Salem Tied with Carillon Tower in Charlotte
20 Charlotte Plaza 388 / 119 27 1982 Charlotte [27]
21 University Tower 256 / 109 17 1986 Durham Tallest building in Durham
22 525 North Tryon 330 / 101 19 1999 Charlotte Also known as Odell Plaza[28][29]

Tallest under construction

This lists buildings that are under construction in North Carolina and are planned to rise at least 200 ft (61 m). Buildings that have already been topped out are also included.

Name Height*
ft / m
Floors Year City Notes
300 South Tryon[30] ~500 / 152 25 2017 Charlotte Broke ground on December 15, 2014; on track for completion in spring 2017

Proposed and announced buildings

This lists buildings that are proposed or have been announced in North Carolina and are planned to rise at least 200 ft (61 m).

Name Height*
ft / m
Floors Year City Notes
Tryon Place ~460 / 140 27 ?? Charlotte Proposed and awaiting anchor tenant, possible completion in 2017. Construction to start in 2015.
210 Trade 284 / 87 21 2016 Charlotte Announced that a dual-branded 20-story hotel building containing an AC Hotels and a Renaissance Hotel will be built on top of the existing structure. Construction is expected to begin in early 2015.[31]
615 South College Street (Portman Office Tower) ~300 / 91 19 Q4 2016 Charlotte Construction is set to begin in June 2015.[32]
Ascent Uptown 340 / 103 32 Set for completion in 2017 Charlotte 32-story apartment tower being developed by Greystar Properties
Mint Museum Apartments 430 / 131 31 Set for completion in 2017 Charlotte 31-story apartment tower being developed by Childress Klein. Being built on top of the Mint Museum
SkyHouse Charlotte II 273 / 83 24 Set for completion in 2017 Charlotte 2nd phase of the SkyHouse project.
Springhill Suites Uptown 180 / 54 17 Set for completion in 2017 Charlotte Set to begin construction in 2015

See also

References

  1. ^ "http://www.emporis.com/buildings/121698/bank-of-america-corporate-center-charlotte-nc-usa". Emporis. Retrieved 16 April 2015. 
  2. ^ "Wachovia-South Tryon Project". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2007-12-31. 
  3. ^ Rothacker, Rick (2010-01-02). "Roof with a view".  
  4. ^ "Duke Energy Center". Emporis. Retrieved 16 April 2015. 
  5. ^ "Hearst Tower". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2007-12-31. 
  6. ^ "One Wachovia Center". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2007-12-27. 
  7. ^ "One Wachovia Center". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2007-12-31. 
  8. ^ "The Vue, Charlotte". Emporis. Retrieved 17 April 2015. 
  9. ^ "Bank of America Plaza". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2007-12-27. 
  10. ^ "Bank of America Plaza". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2007-12-31. 
  11. ^ "Bank of America Tower". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2007-12-31. 
  12. ^ "1 Bank of America Center". Retrieved 2008-09-15. 
  13. ^ "121 West Trade". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2007-12-27. 
  14. ^ "Interstate Tower". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2007-12-31. 
  15. ^ "Three Wachovia Center". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2007-12-27. 
  16. ^ "Three Wachovia Center". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2007-12-31. 
  17. ^ "201 North Tryon". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2007-12-27. 
  18. ^ "IJL Financial Center". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2007-12-31. 
  19. ^ "Two Wachovia Center". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2007-12-27. 
  20. ^ "Two Wachovia Center". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2007-12-31. 
  21. ^ "Two Hanover Square". Emporis. Retrieved 17 April 2015. 
  22. ^ "Avenue". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2007-12-27. 
  23. ^ "Avenue". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2007-12-31. 
  24. ^ "400 South Tryon". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2007-12-27. 
  25. ^ "400 South Tryon". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2007-12-31. 
  26. ^ "400 South Tryon". SkyscraperCity.com. Retrieved 2007-03-29. 
  27. ^ "Charlotte Plaza". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2007-12-27. 
  28. ^ "525 North Tryon". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2007-12-27. 
  29. ^ "Odell Plaza". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2007-12-31. 
  30. ^ "300 South Tryon". 300SouthTryon.com. Retrieved 2014-06-28. 
  31. ^ "Biz Journal Charlotte". bizjournals.com/charlotte. Retrieved 2014-06-18. 
  32. ^ "Biz Journal Charlotte". bizjournals.com/charlotte. Retrieved 2014-10-28. 
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.