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View, Raleigh Water Tower (A.1.A. Tower), Raleigh, Wake county, North Carolina

Raleigh Water Tower -- A.I.A. Tower (Raleigh, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Raleigh Water Tower (A.1.A. Tower), Raleigh, Wake county, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Water towers
Original Format:
Color slides; 2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh2090pnc001
Architect:
Created Date:
Created Date:
Description:
Historical Note: The tower was built to support a tank for the city's new water system. The tank was removed and the building abandoned in 1924. William Dietrick rescued the structure in 1938, using it first as office buildings and later converting it to serve as the North Carolina chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The structure is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Location:
Raleigh (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:
The tower was built to support a tank for the city's new water system. The tank was removed and the building abandoned in 1924. William Dietricks rescued the structure in 1938, using it first as office buildings and later converting it to serve as the North Carolina chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The structure is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Raleigh (N.C)
Subjects:
Water towers
Towers (Building divisions)
Historic buildings
Office buildings

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