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Oak Tower Building

Identification

Oak Tower Building
Southwestern Bell Telephone Building
121880

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
concrete
neo-gothic

Usage

commercial office

Facts

  • The original building was built as a 14 story, 185' structure. In 1929, the same architect was hired to double the height of the building to its current height.
  • Over half of the structure is leased to the City of Kansas City for use as city offices.
  • This building is catercorner to the northwest of the Kansas City Kansas City City Hall.
  • When SWBT sold the building in 1974, the new owners covered the original terra-cotta skin with a white plaster-like substance over a wire cage which had been attached to the structure to hold the new facing.

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More Information

Location

324 East11th Street
64106
U.S.A.

Technical Data

379.00 ft
379.00 ft
28
2
1913
8

Involved Companies

Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

general contractor