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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.
  • 1100 Peachtree Street is one of the prominent buildings of Midtown Atlanta, Georgia....  more
    • City/Town: Georgia, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1991
    • Structural Height (m): 130.45
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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 area as well as a 1,200 space parking deck. Construction was completed in 2006. Designed by architectural firm Pickard Chilton of Connecticut, 1180 Peachtree incorporates various environmental innovations that achieved the prestigious U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design gold certification. This building is marked on the skyline by two sweeping glass fins...  more
    • City/Town: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 2006
    • Structural Height (m): 200.25
  • 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 1998 and 2003. Throughout the 1990s 191 Peachtree was considered Atlanta's premier business address. However when two of its largest tenants, law firm King & Spalding, and Wachovia moved to Midtown's new 1180 Peachtree and Atlantic Station respectively in 2006, most of the building was left vacant. That same year, Cousins Properties purchased the building from Equity Office Properties, which...  more
    • 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

    The Academy of Medicine in midtown Atlanta, Georgia was built in 1941 and housed the Medical Association of Atlanta until the 1970s....  more
    • City/Town: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1941
    • Style: Classical Revival