Flatiron Building (Atlanta)
|Alternative names||English-American Building
Georgia Savings Bank Building
Empire Life Insurance Building
|Location||74 Peachtree Street NW
|Roof||c. 50 m (160 ft)|
|Design and construction|
|Designated :||March 26, 1976|
The English-American Building, commonly referenced as the Flatiron Building, is a building completed in 1897 located at 84 Peachtree Street in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, on the wedge-shaped block between Peachtree Street NE, Poplar Street NW, and Broad Street NW, also creating a one-block break in Williams Street. It was completed five years before New York's Flatiron Building, and shares a similar prominent flatiron shape as its counterpart. It was designed by Bradford Gilbert, a Chicago school contemporary of Daniel Burnham, the designer of the New York building. The building has 11 stories, and is the city's second and oldest standing skyscraper. The Flatiron building is protected by the city as a historic building in the Fairlie-Poplar district of downtown, and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Immediately across Peachtree is the historic Rhodes-Haverty Building, on the north corner with Williams Street.
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- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. Retrieved 14 October 2010.
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