List of tallest buildings in Winston-Salem

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Downtown Winston-Salem circa 1995

Below is a list of the six tallest buildings in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Since 1995 100 North Main Street, at 460 feet tall, has been the tallest in the city.

Tallest buildings[edit]

Rank Name Height
ft / m
Floors Year Notes
1 100 North Main Street 460 / 140 34 1995 Tallest building in Winston-Salem since constructed in 1995, as well as the tallest in the Carolinas outside of Charlotte and Raleigh.
2 Winston Tower 410 / 125 29 1966 Tallest building in Winston-Salem from 1966 to 1995.
3 GMAC Tower 394 / 121 31 1980
4 BB&T Financial Center 340 / 104 21 1987
5 Reynolds Building 314 / 96 21 1929 Tallest building in Winston-Salem from 1929 to 1966.
6 Nissen Building 238 / 73 20 1927 Tallest building in Winston-Salem from 1927 to 1929.

Past tallest and other tall buildings[edit]

The 8 West Third Street building was, during 1911-1915 and during 1917-1921, the tallest building in Winston-Salem. Also known as Wachovia Bank and Trust Company building, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The O'Hanlon Building was the tallest building during 1915-17.

Hotel Robert E. Lee became the tallest building in 1921.

See also[edit]