List of tallest buildings in Durham, North Carolina

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This is a list of the tallest buildings in Durham, North Carolina.[1]

Rank Name Height
ft (m)
Floors Year Notes
1 University Tower 356 feet (109 m) 17 1986[2] Tallest building in Durham.
2 Durham Centre 300 feet (91 m) 18 1987[3] Home of the Durham Chamber of Commerce. Twin building is planned.
3 Legacy Tower 252 feet (77 m)[4] 14 1965[5] Headquarters of N.C Mutual Life Insurance.
4 Duke Chapel 210 feet (64 m)[6] 1935[7]
5 Hill Building 207 feet (63 m)[8] 17 1937 Is in the process of becoming a hotel. Pinnacle height is 231
6 Durham County Justice Center 187 feet (57 m) 11 2013[9] Opened February 2013
7 Hock Plaza 176 feet (54 m)[10] 11 2004
8 Quintiles Plaza 143 feet (44 m)[11] 11 2007 Headquarters for Quintiles Transnational
Night view of the Durham skyline
Durham skyline in 2014
University Tower is the tallest building outside of downtown Durham and is located in the South Square area of the city.
Durham downtown North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company Building.jpg

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.emporis.com/city/durham-nc-usa/all-buildings
  2. ^ "University Tower | Buildings". Durham /: Emporis. Retrieved 2012-07-15. 
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ "Legacy Tower | Buildings". Durham /: Emporis. Retrieved 2012-07-15. 
  5. ^ "History Beneath Our Feet". Museumofdurhamhistory.org. Retrieved 2012-07-15. 
  6. ^ "Duke Chapel | Buildings". Durham /: Emporis. Retrieved 2012-07-15. 
  7. ^ http://www.chapel.duke.edu/history.html
  8. ^ "SunTrust Tower | Buildings". Durham /: Emporis. Retrieved 2012-07-15. 
  9. ^ Ian Worthington. "Durham County Government - News Releases". Co.durham.nc.us. Retrieved 2012-07-15. 
  10. ^ "Hock Plaza I | Buildings". Durham /: Emporis. Retrieved 2012-07-15. 
  11. ^ "Quintiles Plaza | Buildings". Durham /: Emporis. Retrieved 2012-07-15.