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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.
  • 5

    Ballantyne Business Center

    • City/Town: Charlotte, Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
  • 6

    Bank of America Corporate Center

    The Bank of America Corporate Center is an 871 ft skyscraper in Uptown Charlotte, North Carolina. When completed in 1992, it became and still is the tallest building in North Carolina as well as the tallest building between Philadelphia and Atlanta; it is 60 stories high. It is the 174th-tallest building in the world. Designed by Argentine architect César Pelli and HKS Architects, it is the 26th-tallest building in the United States and is the most widely known building in the Charlotte skyline. It is best known as the world headquarters for Bank of America. It is among the tallest buildings on the East Coast behind buildings in New York City and Philadelphia. Sometimes locally referred to  ...more
    • City/Town: North Carolina, USA
    • Opened: Oct 17 1992
    • Structural Height (m): 265.0
    • Floors: 60
    • Architect: César Pelli
    • Architecture Firm: HKS, Inc.
    • Created By: César Pelli
  • 7

    Bojangles' Coliseum

    The Bojangles' Coliseum is a 9,605-seat multi-purpose arena and sports venue in Charlotte, North Carolina. It is operated by the Charlotte Coliseum Authority, which also oversees the Ovens Auditorium and the Charlotte Convention Center. The title sponsor is Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits.  ...more
    • City/Town: Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    • Architect: A.G. Odell
    • Architecture Firm: A.G. Odell and Associates
    • Created By: A.G. Odell
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    Carillon Tower

    The Carillon Tower is a 394-foot tall skyscraper in Charlotte, North Carolina. The building was completed in 1991 and it has 24 floors. The top of the skyscraper contains a copper-roofed, Gothic central spire shaped like a bell tower, which rises 300 ft from the base of the building. This structure is considered to be the most striking feature of the property, and it was designed to resemble the architecture of the historic First Presbyterian Church located across the street. The same church also inspired the building's name. An art gallery is located in the lobby of the building hosts a program of rotating exhibitions, including artist Jean Tinguely's Cascade, a 40-foot mobile suspended  ...more
    • City/Town: Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1991