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View, Independence Building, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

Independence Building (Charlotte, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Independence Building, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Office buildings
Original Format:
Color slides; 2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1256pnc001
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Charlotte (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection, 1965-2005 (PNC slides) held by
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from Preservation North Carolina. For general information see the Preservation North Carolina website (http://www.presnc.org).
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building:

Historical note:
Although it was demolished in 1981, the Independence Building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Architectural note:
Originally 12 floors, 2 more were added in 1928. This was the tallest building in North Carolina for several years, surpassing the Masonic Temple Building in Raleigh.
Location:
Charlotte (N.C.)
Subjects:
Skyscrapers
Multistory buildings
Lost architecture
Buildings -- Additions
Commercial buildings
Demolished buildings
National Historic Landmarks
Latitude, Longitude:
35.22738, -80.843077

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