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One Progress Plaza

Identification

One Progress Plaza
Nationsbank Tower
Bank of America Tower
Barnett Bank Tower
One Progress Plaza
130899

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
exposed structure
postmodernism

Usages

commercial office
shop(s) restaurant parking

Facts

  • The building's large copper colored roof is reminiscient of a French Chateau style of architecture.
  • The building's planning began in 1985.
  • The tower's clock was intentionally faced west, toward I-275, to remind commuters to be punctual.
  • The building's construction was delayed several times, including an almost one year delay due to a lawsuit over the sale of the site.
  • Units range in size from 2,000 square feet to 12,343 square feet.
  • The building has a 4,000 pound capacity freight elevator.
  • Currently the tallest high-rise in Saint Petersburg.
  • The building contains two exterior glass elevators that offer views of the skyline.
  • This building contains 4 exterior glass elevators that offer views of the skyline.
  • The building, which was several feet over a city imposed height ceiling, was supposedly in the flight path of aviation traffic in and out of the nearby Whitted Municipal Airport, but the developer received a variance from the city.
  • The tower's mid to upper floors offer views of Tampa Bay.

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Location

200 Central Avenue
33701
University Park
St. Petersburg
Florida
U.S.A.

Technical Data

385.99 ft
385.99 ft
385.99 ft
28
1988
1990
10
1,247

Involved Companies

developer, geotechnical engineering, property management, real estate agent, tenant

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings