PNC Center (Cincinnati)

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West side of the PNC Center in downtown Cincinnati
This article is about a building completed in 1979. For the other tower under a similar name, go to PNC Tower. For other buildings named PNC Center, go to PNC Center (disambiguation).

The PNC Center is a 108-meter (354 feet) tall office building located in Cincinnati, Ohio. It is located primarily in the Central Business District and borders Main Street and East 5th Street.

The building's 27 floors are used for office and commercial use. On the southeast corner of 5th and Main Street is a public plaza.

Built in 1979, this skyscraper was the tallest completed in Cincinnati during the 1970s.[1] The buildings exterior is typical of 1970s architecture. It features a lightly colored exterior wall with tinted rectangular windows. Unusual for architecture of the time, there are a number of setbacks in the building, both horizontally and vertically. The building has no crown or topped area which is also typical of 1970s architecture. The roof is flat.

The building was designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merril.


  1. ^ "PNC Center". Emporis. Retrieved 18 December 2013. 

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Coordinates: 39°06′05″N 84°30′33″W / 39.101338°N 84.509287°W / 39.101338; -84.509287