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List of Famous Charlotte Buildings & Structures

List of the famous landmarks that make up the Charlotte skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Charlotte architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Charlotte are included on this list. Information about these Charlotte 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 Charlotte and older historic landmarks.

Bank of America Corporate Center and Liddell-McNinch House are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

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

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Charlotte. Famous architectural houses within the city of Charlotte are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
  • 112 Tryon Plaza is a 280 ft 22-story skyscraper in Charlotte, North Carolina. It was the second tallest building in North Carolina when completed in 1927, and the tallest building in Charlotte for about 35 more years. It is currently the 21st tallest building in the city. Located on "The Square" at the corner of Trade St. and Tryon St. adjacent to a pocket park, this building has a premiere location in Uptown Charlotte, also known as Charlotte center city. In 2006 it was sold for USD $12 million to the Simpson Organization.  ...more
    • City/Town: North Carolina, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1926
    • Structural Height (m): 85.34
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    121 West Trade

    121 West Trade,also known as the Interstate Tower, is a skyscraper located at the Trade and Tryon, in Charlotte center city, North Carolina. The post modern building was designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates. It also has 330,000 feet of Class A office space.  ...more
    • City/Town: North Carolina, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1990
    • Floors: 32
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    129 West Trade

    129 West Trade is a 227 feet skyscraper in Charlotte, North Carolina. It was built in 1958 and has 15 floors. The building is clad with 3,822 - 2,000 pound precast concrete facade panels which measure 5.5 by 6 feet. This building was home to the Wachovia Charlotte office prior to 1975, when the bank moved to 400 South Tryon. The Charlotte Chamber of Commerce occupied the building from 1975 to 1995.  ...more
    • City/Town: North Carolina, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1958
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    400 South Tryon

    400 South Tyron, formally called the Wachovia Center, is a skyscraper in Charlotte center city, North Carolina. When it was being built, there were rumors that the developer intended to add ten more floors to pass Bank of America Plaza, and become the tallest building in Charlotte. It is now the 11th tallest building.  ...more
    • City/Town: North Carolina, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1974