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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.
1100 Peachtree is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Atlanta Buildings & Structures
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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

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1180 Peachtree is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Atlanta Buildings & Structures
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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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191 Peachtree Tower is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Atlanta Buildings & Structures
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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 ...more

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City/Town: Georgia, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1990

Structural Height (m): 235.0

Architect: Philip Johnson, John Burgee

Created By: Philip Johnson, John Burgee

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Academy of Medicine is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Atlanta Buildings & Structures
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Academy of Medicine


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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Apartments at 2 Collier Road is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Atlanta Buildings & Structures
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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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Atlanta Biltmore Hotel and Bil... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Atlanta Buildings & Structures
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Atlanta Biltmore Hotel and Biltmore Apartments


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 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Atlanta Buildings & Structures
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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

Created By: G. Lloyd Preacher

Style: Late Gothic Revival, Gothic Revival architecture

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Atlanta Marriott Marquis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Atlanta Buildings & Structures
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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 ...more

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City/Town: Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1985

Structural Height (m): 168.86

Created By: John Portman

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