Hillsborough County Center
Structure in General
- The building is often confused with Wells Fargo Center because of its similar facade and coloration.
- The building was originally built as Two Mack Center, building two after One Mack-Cali Center.
- Upon completion there were no reserved tenants for the building as the market for office space in downtown Tampa was saturated.
- Hillsborough County purchased the building in August 1992 for US $30 million.
- In 2000 the building was renamed Fred Karl County Center after a former Hillsborough County commissioner.
- The building's facade is painted salmon-mauve.
- The building's windows have a copper sheeting that for each window costs US $1,200 to replace.
- The building was re-roofed in 2001 for US $740,000.
- The building's lobby features a large dichroic glass sculpture designed by Kenneth vonRoenn, Jr.
- The building houses over 30 Hillsborough County departments.
- The building's design, especially the curving facade, was infleunced by Chicago's 333 Wacker Drive.
- The Stovall Professional Building stood on the southwest corner of the building's site.
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