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D.T. Porter Building

Identification

D.T. Porter Building
Continental Bank Building
125484

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
steel

Usages

residential

Facts

  • First steel-frame skyscraper in Memphis.
  • Fire Insurance Maps indicate this building is 130 feet to the main roof, not including the penthouse.
  • The family of local pharmacist, D.T. Porter, bought the building and renamed it as a memorial to him.
  • It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.
  • The D.T. Porter Building was renovated and converted to apartments in 1982-83.

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Location

10 North Main Street
38103
Memphis
Tennessee
U.S.A.

Technical Data

131.23 ft
130.00 ft
10
1895
1983

Involved Companies

property management

Features & Amenities

  • National landmark
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