Attractions List of Famous Memphis Buildings & Structures

Reference
6.7k views 28 items

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

This list has a variety of buildings, like Graceland and Sun Studio, in it.

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

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Memphis. Famous architectural houses within the city of Memphis are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
100 North Main is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Memphis Buildings & Structures
Photo: Freebase/GNU Free Documentation License

100 North Main is the tallest building in Memphis, Tennessee. At 430 feet, it has 37 floors and stands bordering Adams Avenue, North Second Street, and North Main. The building is currently undergoing a multi-million dollar renovation which will convert the building to a hotel and apartments, with plans to re-open the revolving restaurant on the top floor.. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Tennessee, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1965

see more on 100 North Main
2

Church of God in Christ Mason Temple

Mason Temple, in Memphis, Tennessee, is a Christian international sanctuary and central headquarters of the Church of God in Christ, the largest African American Pentecostal group in the world. The building was named for Bishop Charles Harrison Mason, founder of the Church of God in Christ, who is entombed in a marble crypt inside the Temple. Built in 1941 during World War II, the Temple was constructed to replace the original "Tabernacle" or meeting place of the Annual Holy Convocation which burned down in the late 1930s. Despite shortages of steel and other supplies, the Mason Temple was the largest church building owned by a predominantly black Christian denomination in the United States ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Style: Streamline Moderne

Clark Tower is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Memphis Buildings & Structures
Photo: Freebase/GNU Free Documentation License
3

Clark Tower

Clark Tower is a 34-story high-rise office building in eastern Memphis, Tennessee. It was completed in 1972. The building is owned and managed by In-Rel Management. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Tennessee, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1972

Dermon Building is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Memphis Buildings & Structures
Photo: Freebase/GNU Free Documentation License
4

Dermon Building

The Dermon Building is a historic building in Memphis, Tennessee, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was constructed in 1925 by Dave Dermon at a cost of around $800,000. From the time it was constructed, until 1983, it was the home of Dave Dermon Company, and Dave Dermon Insurance. 'Papa' sold the building in the 1930s, and although it has changed hands many times, it is still known as the Dermon Building today. It was listed on the National Register in recognition of its local architectural significance and its association with its builder Dave Dermon, who was a prominent Memphis real estate developer in the years between World War I and the Great Depression. In downtown ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1925

Style: Renaissance architecture