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Johnston Building

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Identification

Johnston Building
Midtown Plaza
121664

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
steel
limestone
curtain wall
brown
neo-classicism

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • The upper two stories were added in the late 1920's.
  • The exterior is sheathed in limestone. The design features a trio of two-story arches at street level and an ornate cornice framed by Classically-styled urns above the fifteenth floor.
  • The interior, featuring a central corridor with an arched, coffered ceiling, is one of the finest from this period in Charlotte.
  • When built, the Johnston Building was the tallest building in Charlotte. It was superceded by the First National Bank Building (112 Tryon Plaza) in 1926.
  • The buidling was named for local businessman Charles Worth Johnston.
  • Constructed atop the site once occupied by the Trust Building.

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Location

210-212 South Tryon Street
212 South Tryon Street
28281
Uptown
Charlotte
North Carolina
U.S.A.

Technical Data

186.00 ft
17
1
1924
4

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Features & Amenities

  • City landmark
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