List of tallest buildings in Raleigh, North Carolina

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Two Hannover Square, the tallest building in Raleigh from its completetion in 1991 to the completion of PNC Plaza in 2008.

This list of tallest buildings in Raleigh ranks skyscrapers and high-rises in the U.S. city of Raleigh, North Carolina by height. The tallest building in the city is PNC Plaza, which rises 538 feet (164 m) tall and was completed in 2008.[1] It also stands as the tallest building in the state of North Carolina outside of Charlotte. The second-tallest skyscraper in the city is Two Hannover Square, which rises 431 feet (131 m) and was completed in 1991.[2] The Wells Fargo Capitol Center, completed in 1990, is Raleigh's third tallest building.[3]

Tallest buildings[edit]

This list ranks Raleigh skyscrapers, based on standard height measurement. This includes spires and architectural details but does not include antenna masts. The "Year" column indicates the year in which a building was completed.

Rank Name image Height
ft / m
Floors Year Notes
1 PNC Plaza PNC Plaza Raleigh.JPG 538 / 164 33 2008 [1] Previously know as RBC Plaza; was the U.S. headquarters of RBC Bank
2 Two Hannover Square B-B-and-T-Building-20080321.jpeg 431 / 131 29 1991 [2] Commonly referred to as the "BB&T Building"
3 Wells Fargo Capitol Center Wells Fargo Building Raleigh.JPG 400 / 122 30 1990 [3] Formerly known as First Union Capitol Center and Wachovia Capitol Center
4 One Progress Plaza One Progress Plaza (Raleigh, North Carolina).jpg 276.88 / 84.39 21 1977 [4]
5 Skyhouse Apartments Skyhouse Raleigh.jpg 264.00 23 2014 [5] Under construction, building will be complete in December 2014
6 Red Hat Tower Red Hat Tower.JPG 250.51 / 76.4 19 2004 [6] Previously the headquarters of Progress Energy; is now the headquarters of Red Hat;
7 Captrust Tower Captrust Tower Raleigh.JPG 260 / 79.2 17 2009 [7] Tallest building in Midtown, tallest building not in Downtown
8 Wake County Justice Center Wake County Justice Center.JPG 257.50 / 11 2013
9 Clarion Hotel State Capital Clarion Hotel Raleigh.JPG 239.02 / 72.85 20 1969 [8] Tallest Hotel in Raleigh
10 Wake County Public Safety Center Wake County John H. Baker, Jr. Public Safety Center - Raleigh, NC - DSC06101.JPG 17 1991 [9]
11 One Bank of America Plaza One Bank of America Plaza.jpg 17 1985 [10] Also known as One Bank of America Square and One Hannover Square
12 Capital Bank Plaza Capital Bank Plaza Raleigh.JPG 190/57.9 15 1964 [11]
13 Sheraton Capital Center Sheraton Raleigh.JPG 17 1982 [12]
14 Wake County Office Building Waverly F. Akins Wake County Office Building - Raleigh, NC - DSC05813.JPG 16 1942 [13]
15 Marriott City Center Marriott Raleigh.JPG 202.82/ 61.6 17 2008 [14]
16 Quorum Center Quorom Raleigh NC.jpg 200 / 61 15 2007 [15]
17 Wake County Courthouse Wake County Courthouse - Raleigh, NC - DSC05816.JPG 14 1970 [16]
18 Archdale Building Archdale Building Raleigh.JPG 15 1977 [17]
19 State Employees Credit Union Building SECU Tower Raleigh.JPG 152.55/46.6 12 2013 [18]
20 West at North 15 2008 [19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "RBC Plaza". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  2. ^ a b "Two Hannover Square". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  3. ^ a b "Wachovia Capitol Center". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  4. ^ "One Progress Plaza". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  5. ^ "Skyhouse apartments". 
  6. ^ "Two Progress Plaza". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  7. ^ "Captrust Tower". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  8. ^ "Clarion Hotel State Capital". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  9. ^ "Wake County Public Safety Center". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  10. ^ "One Bank of America Plaza". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  11. ^ "Capital Bank Plaza". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  12. ^ "Sheraton Capital Center". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  13. ^ "Wake County Office Building". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  14. ^ "Marriott City Center". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  15. ^ "Quorum Center". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  16. ^ "Wake County Courthouse". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  17. ^ "Archdale Building". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-01-05. 
  18. ^ "State Employees Credit Union Building". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2014-03-03. 
  19. ^ "West at North".