D.T. Porter Building

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Dr. D. T. Porter Building
D.T. Porter Building NRHP 77001291.jpg
D.T. Porter Building is located in Tennessee
D.T. Porter Building
D.T. Porter Building is located in the United States
D.T. Porter Building
Location10 N. Main St., Memphis, Tennessee
Coordinates35°8′43″N 90°3′8″W / 35.14528°N 90.05222°W / 35.14528; -90.05222Coordinates: 35°8′43″N 90°3′8″W / 35.14528°N 90.05222°W / 35.14528; -90.05222
Area0.5 acres (0.20 ha)
ArchitectJones, Hain & Kirby
Architectural styleRomanesque, Romanesque
NRHP reference No.77001291[1]
Added to NRHPApril 18, 1977

The D.T. Porter Building in Memphis, Tennessee was constructed in 1895 and was the city's first steel frame skyscraper. It had a circulating hot water heating system. It was renovated in 1983 and converted to condominiums. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places for Shelby County, Tennessee in 1995. It was designed by Edward Culliatt Jones's architecture firm.[2][3]

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. November 2, 2013.
  2. ^ Robert W. Dye Memphis Pages 40, 65 2005 96 pages
  3. ^ postcard of building

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