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 above 200 ft[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 30 1966 Tallest building in Winston-Salem from 1966 to 1995.
3 Reynolds Building 394 / 120.1 22 1929 Tallest building in Winston-Salem from 1929 to 1966.
4 BB&T Financial Center 340 / 103.6 21 1987
5 GMAC Tower 331 / 101 21 1980
6 Nissen Building 283 / 86.3 20 1927 Tallest building in Winston-Salem from 1927 to 1929.
7 Reynolds-American Plaza 269 / 82 18 1982
8 Marriott Winston Plaza Hotel 237 / 72.2 19 1984 Tallest full service hotel in Winston Salem
9 Liberty Plaza 230 / 70.1 14 1973
10 Janeway Clinical Sciences Tower 225 / 69 12 1989
11 One West Fourth 211 / 64.3 15 2002
12 Reynolds Tower - WFUBMC 201 / 61 16 1972
13 Brenner Children's Hospital 200 / 61 17 2002

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]