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View, Jefferson Standard Building, Greensboro, North Carolina

Jefferson Standard Building (Greensboro, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Jefferson Standard Building, Greensboro, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Beaux-Arts (style)
Office complexes
Item identifier:
buch0304
Photographer:
Architect:
Created Date:
Created Date:
Description:
Provenance: Julian Price (president of Jefferson Standard Life Insurance Company), first owner | Historical Note: Company president Julian Price offered the commission of the Jefferson Standard Building to New York architect Charles C. Hartmann on the condition that he agree to move to Greensboro. Hartmann agreed and continued to design in Greensboro for forty years. When the structure was built, it was the tallest building in the state and allegedly, in the South. The building is considered the premier Beaux Arts skyscraper in state and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Greensboro (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Tim Buchman Photographs, 1988-1998 (MC00583) 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:

Provenance note:
Julian Price (president of Jefferson Standard Life Insurance Company), first owner
Historical note:
The building is considered the premier Beaux Arts skyscraper in state. When the structure was built, it was the tallest building in the state and allegedly, in the South.
Location:
Greensboro (N.C.)
Subjects:
Office buildings
Skyscrapers
Beaux-Arts (style)

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