John Hand Building

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First National-John A. Hand Building
John A. Hand Building Nov 2011 02.jpg
John Hand Building is located in Alabama
John Hand Building
Location 17 N. 20th St., Birmingham, Alabama
Coordinates 33°30′51″N 86°48′19″W / 33.51417°N 86.80528°W / 33.51417; -86.80528Coordinates: 33°30′51″N 86°48′19″W / 33.51417°N 86.80528°W / 33.51417; -86.80528
Area 0.6 acres (0.24 ha)
Built 1912
Architect William Leslie Welton
Architectural style Classical Revival, Neo-Classical Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 83002976[1]
Added to NRHP September 29, 1983

John Hand Building is a mixed-use high rise building in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, with a height of 287 feet (87 m). It was the tallest building in the city until surpassed by the City Federal Condos in 1913. It comprises 20 floors and was completed in 1912.[2] The lower eight floors are for commercial use and the upper twelve floors are for residential use. In 1983, the building was added to the National Register of Historic Places.[1] In 2000, it was renovated at a cost of $20 million.

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ King, Pamela Sterne (August 1, 1983). "First National-John A. Hand Building". National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination Form. National Park Service. Archived from the original on March 17, 2014. Retrieved March 17, 2014.  See also: "Accompanying photos". Archived from the original on March 17, 2014. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 

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