List of Famous Atlanta Buildings & Structures Buildings

List of Famous Atlanta Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Atlanta skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Atlanta architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Atlanta are included on this list. Information about these Atlanta buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Atlanta and older historic landmarks.

This list has everything from One Atlantic Center to SunTrust Plaza.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Atlanta?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Atlanta. Famous architectural houses within the city of Atlanta are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.



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    1100 Peachtree Street is one of the prominent buildings of Midtown Atlanta, Georgia.more

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    • City/Town: Georgia, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1991
    • Structural Height (m): 130.45
    • Floors: 28
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    1180 Peachtree

    1180 Peachtree, commonly known as the Symphony Tower, is a 41-story skyscraper located at 1180 Peachtree Street in the Midtown district of Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Rising to a height of approximately 657 feet, the building includes office and retail space in its 351,616 square meter of floor ...more

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    • City/Town: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 2006
    • Structural Height (m): 200.25
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    One Ninety One Peachtree Tower is a 235 m 50-story skyscraper in Atlanta, Georgia. Designed by Johnson/Burgee Architects and Kendall/Heaton Associates Inc, the building was completed in 1990 and is the fourth tallest in the city, winning the BOMA Building of the Year Awards the next year, repeating in ...more

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    • City/Town: Georgia, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1990
    • Structural Height (m): 235.0
    • Floors: 50
    • Architect: Philip Johnson, John Burgee
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    Academy of Medicine

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    Academy of Medicine
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    The Academy of Medicine in midtown Atlanta, Georgia was built in 1941 and housed the Medical Association of Atlanta until the 1970s.more

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    • City/Town: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1941
    • Style: Classical Revival
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    The Albert E. Thornton House at 105 W. Paces Ferry Rd., Atlanta, Georgia was built in 1938. It was designed by architect Philip T. Shutze in Regency Revival architecture. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.more

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    • City/Town: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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    Anne Wallace Branch-Carnegie Library of Atlanta

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    • City/Town: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    • Style: Classical Revival
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    Apartments at 2 Collier Road

    The Apartments at 2 Collier Road were built by developer Henry M. Rice in 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. The apartments were built on lands formerly belonging to George Washington Collier. The Colonial Revival style buildings are of the "big house" style, giving the impression of a single large residence ...more

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    • City/Town: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1929
    • Style: Colonial Revival architecture
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    Apartments at 22–24 Collier Road

    The Apartments at 22–24 Collier Road were built in 1929 by developers J.W. Jenkins and J.G. Crockett of the Anjaco Holding Corporation. The apartments are examples of Mediterranean Revival architecture, with classical details such as Doric columns and a central entrance.more

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    • City/Town: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1929
    • Style: Italian Villa
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    Atlanta and West Point Railroad Freight Depot

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    • City/Town: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    • Style: Italianate architecture
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    Atlanta Biltmore Hotel and Biltmore Apartments

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    Atlanta Biltmore Hotel and Biltmore Apartments
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    The Atlanta Biltmore Hotel and Biltmore Apartments, located at 817 West Peachtree Street in Atlanta, Georgia, were developed by William Candler, son of Coca Cola executive Asa Candler, with Holland Ball Judkins, and John McEntee Bowman. Opening on April 19, 1924, the 11-story hotel and 10-story ...more

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    • City/Town: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1924
    • Style: Colonial Revival architecture
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    Atlanta City Hall
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    The Atlanta City Hall building is the headquarters of the City of Atlanta government. It was constructed in 1930, and is located in Downtown Atlanta. It is a high-rise office tower very similar to dozens of other city halls built in the United States during the same time period. Located in South ...more

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    • City/Town: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1930
    • Architect: G. Lloyd Preacher
    • Style: Late Gothic Revival, Gothic Revival architecture
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    The Atlanta Marriott Marquis is a 52-story, 168.86 m Marriott hotel in Atlanta, Georgia. It is the 14th tallest skyscraper in the city. The building was designed by Atlanta architect John C. Portman, Jr. with construction completed in 1985, and because of its bulging base, it is often referred to as the ...more

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    • City/Town: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1985
    • Structural Height (m): 168.86
    • Floors: 52
    • Architect: John Portman
    • Building Function: Hotel
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    Atlanta Plaza

    Atlanta Plaza is a 425ft tall skyscraper in Atlanta, Georgia. It was completed in 1986 and has 32 floors. Smallwood, Reynolds, Stewart, Stewart & Associates, Inc. designed the building, which is tied with 1100 Peachtree as the 25th tallest building in Atlanta. A second tower with the same profile, but ...more

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    • City/Town: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1986
    • Structural Height (m): 129.54
    • Floors: 32
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    Atlanta Public Library

    The Atlantic Public Library, located at the intersection of Race and Arch Streets, is Atlanta, Illinois' public library. The library was built in 1908 and has operated continuously since then. Architect Paul A. Moratz's design for the building combines the Neoclassical with an octagonal plan, an ...more

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    • City/Town: Atlanta, Illinois, USA
    • Style: Classical Revival
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    Atlanta Stockade

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    • City/Town: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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    Atlanta University Stone Hall

    Stone Hall, of the former Atlanta University, also known as Fairchild Hall is a building in Atlanta, Georgia, currently on the campus of Morris Brown College. The sign above the door labels it Fountain Hall. Completed in 1882, it was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1974. The building is named ...more

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    • City/Town: Morris Brown College, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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    Regions Plaza is a 24-floor office high-rise located at 1180 West Peachtree Street in Atlanta, Georgia. The building was completed in 2001 and renovated in 2014. The building currently serves as the Georgia headquarters for Regions Financial Corporation. The building is located on the corner of 14th ...more

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    • City/Town: Midtown Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 2001
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    Baltimore Block

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    Baltimore Block
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    Baltimore Block is a series of eight rowhouses in the SoNo district of Atlanta, Georgia. Rowhouses of the kind that are abundant in Baltimore are an unusual housing type in Atlanta, where duplexes or semidetached housing, such as shotgun houses, were more common forms of high-density housing. Built in ...more

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    • City/Town: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1885
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    Bank of America Plaza is a skyscraper located in between Midtown Atlanta and Downtown Atlanta, otherwise known as the SoNo district of Atlanta, Georgia. At 317 m the tower is the 60th-tallest building in the world. It is the 10th tallest building in the U.S. and the tallest building in Georgia. It is ...more

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    • City/Town: Georgia, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1992
    • Structural Height (m): 312.0
    • Floors: 55
    • Architect: Kevin Roche
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    Booker T. Washington High School

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    • City/Town: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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