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Humana Building

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Identification

Humana Building
124427

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
steel
mat foundation
postmodernism

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • The entrance is set in a curved wall with waterfall fountains on both sides. Giant columns surround the entry area.
  • Named by Time magazine in January 1990 to its "Best Of The Decade" list for the 1980's.
  • The front of the building features an outdoor atrium with a skylight high above the main entrance.
  • One of the most distinctive skyscrapers in America, the Humana Building is a textbook example of Postmodernism.
  • Michael Graves was selected as the architect from a competitive field which included some of his most famous peers.
  • The architects were recognized with an Honor Award from the American Institute of Architects in 1987.

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Location

500-514 West Main Street
100-112 South 5th Street
500 West Main Street
40202
Louisville
Kentucky
U.S.A.

Technical Data

417.01 ft
417.01 ft
417.01 ft
372.50 ft
13.50 ft
27
2
Oct 1983
Jun 1985
$60,084,501

Involved Companies


Michael Graves & Associates

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Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
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