Talk:Bank of America Building (Providence)

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Untitled[edit]

The Bank Of America tower was NOT the tallest in New England when built.

http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=122589 <----- Traveller's Tower in Hartford 161 meters, built before BOA building in Providence


http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=125380 <----- BOA building in Providence 128 Meters


Also, the zip code is 02903, not whatever it was posted as. Who put this page together?

I see emporis has clear counterexamples to this being the tallest building in New England, but if you read Woodward, William McKenzie (2003). PPS/AIAri Guide to Providence Architecture. Providence, RI: Providence Preservation Society. p. 101. ISBN 0-9742847-0-X. , you'll see Woodward making claims to the contrary:
-p101
What do we make of this? Do we assume McKenzie hasn't done his homework?--Loodog 21:00, 24 February 2007 (UTC)

Airship / Blimp dock?[edit]

I have heard several times that the building's upper stepped section was designed as a docking point for airships, though never used for this purpose. Does anyone have any thoughts on tracking down a reliable source for this claim? Dialectric (talk) 15:07, 16 November 2011 (UTC)

This is widely rumored, but I don't know how true it is. The only source I could find.--Louiedog (talk) 15:15, 16 November 2011 (UTC)
And I guess that source came from here.--Louiedog (talk) 15:16, 16 November 2011 (UTC)

I found this link [1] today (and came here looking for more info). I assume the Providence Journal would be a reputable source. ~ Brother William (talk) 22:27, 29 November 2012 (UTC)

Article move[edit]

Can we move the page from Bank of America Building (Providence) to 111 Westminster Street , Bank of America vacated the building yesterday (April 12, 2013) at 2PM and the building is now empty. http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/2013/04/12/superman-building-tallest-now-closed/tsr2pqqC8grmqxb1HsvMTJ/story.html — Preceding unsigned comment added by 24.62.232.12 (talk) 20:43, 13 April 2013 (UTC)