List of tallest buildings in Durham, North Carolina

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

This is a list of the tallest buildings in Durham, North Carolina above 110 feet[1]

Rank Name Height
ft (m)
Floors Year Notes
1 University Tower 356 feet (109 m) 17 1986[2] Tallest building in Durham.
2 One City Center 296 feet (90 m) 26 2017 under construction
3 Durham Centre 273 feet (83 m) 18 1987[3] Home of the Durham Chamber of Commerce.
4 Legacy Tower 252 feet (77 m)[4] 14 1965[5] Headquarters of N.C Mutual Life Insurance.
5 Hill Building 225 feet (69 m)[6] 17 1937 21c Hotel.
6 Duke Chapel 210 feet (64 m)[7] 1935[8]
7 Durham County Justice Center 187 feet (57 m) 11 2013[9] Opened February 2013
8 Wells Fargo at Erwin Square 180 feet (55 m) 10 ?
9 North Pavilion Building 178 feet (55 m) 11 1998 hospital
10 Hock Plaza 176 feet (54 m)[10] 11 2004
11 Hock Plaza Phase 2 176 feet (54 m) 11 2005
12 Durham downtown Marriott

Hotel

146 feet (45 m) 11 1989
13 Quintiles Plaza 143 feet (44 m)[11] 11 2007 Headquarters for Quintiles Transnational
14 Durham Medical Center 137 feet (42 m) 11 1979
15 Sheraton Imperial Hotel 124 feet (38 m) 10 ?
16 Erwin Square Tower 124 feet (38 m) 10 1990
17 Duke Hospital Towers 114 feet (34 m) 9 1980
18 Chesterfield Building 112 feet (34 m) 7 1948 Currently being converted to lofts
19 Durham County Detention

Center

112 feet (34 m) 9 ?
20 J.J. Henderson Hall 112 feet (34 m) 9 1978 Duke residential hall
21 Baynes Hall 112 feet (34 m ) 9 1966 Duke Residential Hall
22 Eagleson Hall 112 feet (34 m) 9 1968 Duke residential Hall
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. ^ "Durham Centre". Archived from the original on May 21, 2012. Retrieved September 16, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Legacy Tower | Buildings". Durham /: Emporis. Retrieved 2012-07-15. 
  5. ^ "History Beneath Our Feet". Museumofdurhamhistory.org. Retrieved 2012-07-15. 
  6. ^ "SunTrust Tower | Buildings". Durham /: Emporis. Retrieved 2012-07-15. 
  7. ^ "Duke Chapel | Buildings". Durham /: Emporis. Retrieved 2012-07-15. 
  8. ^ http://www.chapel.duke.edu/history.html
  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.