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Jackson Building

Identification

Jackson Building
129376

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
neo-gothic

Usage

commercial office

Facts

  • The first skyscraper in western North Carolina.
  • The gargoyles that protrude fom the top four corners are fully functional.
  • The bell tower was actually used as a searchlight.
  • Shares its elevator system with the adjacent Westall Building.
  • Takes its name from L. B. Jackson, the building's developer.
  • It eclipsed the Independence Building in Charlotte as the tallest office building in North Carolina.
  • It held this rank until 1923 when the Jefferson Standard Building went up in Greensboro.
  • Fire insurance maps indicate a main roof height (not including the tower) of 140 feet (43 m).

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Location

22 South Pack Square
28801
U.S.A.

Technical Data

184.71 ft
140.00 ft
15
1924
1925

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